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Annual Recycling Day

Flowers can grow now that you have recycled
Each year, Greek life students use their artistic flair to benefit children receiving treatment for life-threatening or otherwise serious illnesses, while also raising awareness about recycling.

Students compete against students from other area schools in the annual Recycle Day Can Construction Challenge, creating a sculpture out of recyclable materials.

Members of the community donate soda can tabs, aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass and other recyclables, which Redlands students then use to create art. Proceeds from the recycling effort benefit the Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House. Through the years, the widely covered event has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home for the families of children receiving treatment at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital and other nearby facilities.

There are more than 1,700 trees on the University of Redlands campus.
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In April 2010, it was designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Redlands is among just three other colleges or universities in California to receive this designation.

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