cindy jackson

When Students Move Out, Recycling Moves In

Each semester, thousands of students move out of Georgia Tech's residence halls leaving behind an amazing assortment of used books, clothing, food, electronics, appliances and furniture. Since 1997, the Georgia Tech Recycling program has collected these student donations in an effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Cindy Jackson, the Recycling Program manager, said the purpose of the student move-out collection is to "divert