Earth Day 2014
Posted: 4/22/14

Green Club Ribbon Cutting

Pictured from left to right are: Alma López; Jessica Pérez, Environmental Committee member; Sylvia Garza, City of Laredo Recycling Program Coordinator; mascot Billie Bote, Roger García; Seven Flores, Green Club president; Ronnie Castro, Green Club advisor

Members of the Texas A&M International University Green Club and members of the TAMIU Environmental Committee held a ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate a new recycling bin at the University Village Tuesday and celebrate Earth Week this week. On Wednesday, a campus-wide recycling effort will take place between in the Breezeway (between the Dr. F.M. Canseco Hall and Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall) from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pictured from left to right are: Alma López; Jessica Pérez, Environmental Committee member; Sylvia Garza, City of Laredo Recycling Program Coordinator; mascot Billie Bote, Roger García; Seven Flores, Green Club president; Ronnie Castro, Green Club advisor; Leonel Garza, Bryan Castillo, Daisy Espinosa, Green Club secretary; Jorge Flores (Seven Flores' father); Yadira Flores (Seven Flores' mother); and Isabella Flores (Seven Flores' sister).

Jessica Pérez

Jessica Pérez, member of the TAMIU Environmental Committee, holds a tray of cupcakes with an Earth Week theme at Tuesday's Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Recycling items that can be brought during Wednesday's campus-wide recycling effort include plastic bottles, paper, plastic bags, aluminum cans, toners for printers or copy machines. Other items that will be picked up include rechargeable batteries and used cell phones.


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