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Virginia Military Institute
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Lexington, VA  24450

Physical Plant Help Desk
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Recycling Club

Academic Year 2012: There are 12 members on the Club this year.
Cadet in Charge: Benjamin Sykes, ‘13
Assistant Cadet in Charge: Carolyn Wortham, ‘12
Staff Advisor: MAJ Jennifer deHart

Learning Outcomes

  • Club members exercise the organization skills needed to implement a schedule and tracking system for recycling in Barracks.
  • Club members develop leadership capabilities in order to coordinate the help of PT cadets to augment Barracks recycling. 
  • Club members learn and practice strategies for encouraging the public to participate in recycling by using a pledge campaign and being ambassadors for tailgate recycling.


  • Staff a table at the Club Fair to recruit new members
  • Maintain containers, signs, carts, dumpsters, and ramp required for comprehensive recycling centers in Barracks
  • Responsible for twice-weekly recycling process using multiple club members and PT cadets, and synchronized with City of Lexington pick up schedule
  • Hold monthly coordination meetings
  • Provide critical support for participation in national recycling events: Game Day Challenge, America Recycles Day, and RecycleMania
  • Educate attendees of the Environment Virginia Symposium