When a life-altering situation interrupts the gradual adjustment of experiencing milestone moments, such as transitioning to a university, it can be anything but easy. However, with the right kind of support networks and community resource centers, the word ‘easy’ soon evolves into an understatement.
What began as a class project has grown into a campus-wide effort to reduce waste at Grand Valley State University. Thousands of students smoke cigarettes on GVSU’s campus, but few of them know that the butts littering campus can be recycled. That is why Jonathan Neracher has teamed up with Facilities Services as well as TerraCycle in an effort to minimize cigarette butt waste on campus