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Lobdell's Recycling Operation Apparently a Sham

Lobdell's Recycling Operation Apparently A Sham

On Sunday, my family had lunch in Lobdell Court. Our two-year-old daughter was very proud when she put her empty juice bottle in the glass recycling bin and the straw and wrapper in the trash can. But Lobdell employees seem to feel differently.

We saw one of them empty the trash. She took the bag out of one of the tall trash cans, emptied the recycling bins into the trash bag, tied it shut, and tossed the bag onto her cart. I find it very hard to believe that she later would re-sort the garbage to recycle the bottles.

The question then is why Lobdell gives the impression of having a recycling program when in fact everything goes to the dump. Is this just to deceive environmentally conscious students, or is there some greater cosmic joke that I don't get?

Asbjoern M. Bonvik G