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Congratulations to Alessandra for her fantastic live interview on Saturday morning! Alessandra’s work on bin convenience increasing recycling and composting rates was recently published and his catching quite a bit of attention. Amazing work! You can watch the interview here: http://globalnews.ca/video/3398946/boosting-recycling-and-composting-rates-is-as-easy-as-proximity/
The sun was shining yesterday so we headed outdoors for our weekly lab meeting!
Alessandra DiGiacomo is lead author of a new study that found placing bins 1.5 metres from a door drastically boosts recycling and composting rates by 141 per cent.
A big congrats to former lab RA Austin Rothwell, who recently was awarded the Wesbrook Scholar designation. And to current lab RA, Daniil Vasilyev, who received an NSERC USRA to conduct research in the lab over the summer. Way to go!