Wesleyan Named “Green Business Recycling Hero”

The City of Middletown, Conn. named Wesleyan University a “2011 Green Business Recycling Hero.”

According to the recycling heros list, “Wesleyan recycles a variety of materials beyond what is mandated. These include office furniture, clothing and mattresses. They also compost, purchase materials made from recycled components, and have initiated many green initiatives revolving around green building, transportation and energy conservation.”

The City applauds Wesleyan and other local organizations and businesses who are reducing, reusing and recycling to protect the environment.