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McKinley--William Thomas (Class of 1978; Physical Plant Staff)

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1 UNI makes waste disposal and recycling more efficient on campus
Public Relations News Release 2010:20, p.1
8/24/2010 New solar-powered trash compactors and recycling units are being installed on the campus. Six stand-alone solar-powered trash compactors and six three-unit recycling stations will further enhance the beauty of the campus while reducing demands on grounds
2 Wasteful practices escalate paper costs
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.1
11/6/2009 Student impatience blamed for the overuse of printing at Rod Library. Fliers and a new policy of a forty page limit are aimed to help reduce waste. Paper is recycled, but increased costs of paper and toner require action; photo.
3 UNI, City of Cedar Falls announce rising numbers at campus recycling site
Public Relations News Release 2008:237, p.1
11/20/2008 The second-year anniversary of the collaboration with the City of Cedar Falls celebrates nearly 18 percent improvement in tons recycled at the city/university recycling collection site. The largest increases were in newsprint, paper, and plastic bags.
4 UNI will hold celebration in honor of Earth Day
Public Relations News Release 2007:608, p.1
4/16/2008 Program will include clothing drive, displays, recycling demonstration, and workshops.
5 UNI, City of Cedar Falls teaming up for on-campus recycling project
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/26/2006 The University of Northern Iowa and the City of Cedar Falls have provided a city/university collection site for recycling.
6 Is Union recycling just a big waste?
Northern Iowan 99:31, p.1
1/28/2003 The remodeling and expansion of the Maucker Union has changed the way the facility handles its recyclable material.
7 Zarifis named to head Department of Public Safety
Campus News Network 11:17, p.3
4/4/2001 Associate director of the UNI Department of Public Safety, Dave Zarifis, is now director.
8 Zarifis named to head UNI Department of Public Safety
Public Relations News Release 2000:342, p.1
4/2/2001 Dave Zarifis has been promoted to head of Public Safety; Dean Shoars will head up operations at the Physical Plant.
9 Professor, not birds, victim of pesticides on campus
Northern Iowan 97:17, p.1
10/24/2000 Several birds have been discovered dead on campus but officials do not link their deaths to the use of pesticides; photo.
10 Physical Plant says herbicides harmless to UNI population
Northern Iowan 97:14, p.1
10/13/2000 The use of herbicide on university land has decreased by 54 percent from last year.
11 Keeping campus green
Campus News Network 11:2, p.1
8/14/2000 The NISG and the SEAC have approved the reduction of pesticides and fertilizers on the UNI campus.
12 Who says looks don't matter?
Campus News Network 10:13, p.1
2/21/2000 Bill McKinley, campus services manager for UNI, discusses the importance of the appearance and the maintenance of campus; photo.
13 Enviro-Lawn: safer, more expensive alternative to current herbicides
Richardson--Robyn A. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:21, p.3
11/9/1999 Enviro-Lawn uses all natural products to treat lawns.
14 Clearing the white stuff
Campus News Network 9:7, p.2
11/9/1998 UNI will follow same snow clearing plan as last year.
15 New city recycling center to benefit community
Northern Iowan 94:43, p.3
3/10/1998 Cedar Falls will be expanding its transfer station to make recycling easier; UNI recycles with Corkery Recycling in Waterloo.
16 Clearing the white stuff
Campus News Network 8:8, p.1
11/24/1997 Campus snow removal process will be changed and second shift will remain from last year.
17 News conference on recycling set for 9:15 A.M. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1997:119, p.1
11/10/1997 Recycling Reuse Technology Transfer Center and Center for Energy and Environmental Education will hold press conference on recycling activities. Participants will be Ed Brown, Catherine Zeman, Bill Stigliani, and Bill McKinley.
18 Time to tidy up: Clean out your files day is Nov. 14
Campus News Network 8:7, p.1
11/10/1997 "UNI Clean out Your Files Day" will be November 14 to celebrate America Recycles Day.
19 University of Northern Iowa recycling news brief
Public Relations News Release 1997:107, p.1
11/7/1997 Bill McKinley reports on UNI's recycling efforts.
20 Fewer parking spaces = more people coming to campus on two wheels
Campus News Network 8:6, p.1
10/27/1997 More bike racks will be placed on campus to handle increase of bikers on campus; photo.
21 Keeping campus safe: extra help for snow removal
Campus News Network 7:8, p.1
11/25/1996 Snow removal plans.
22 Waste not
Campus News Network 6:12, p.1
2/26/1996 UNI must reduce the amount of solid waste produced, according to a directive from Governor Branstad.
23 Students and faculty can help with clearing lots
Northern Iowan 92:26, p.1
12/1/1995 Administration explains snow removal system and priorities.
24 Recycling paper
Public Relations News Release 1994:282, p.1
2/20/1995 By recycling paper UNI has been able to reduce by 100 tons the amount of waste sent to the landfill.
25 Is UNI a green campus?
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 90:54, p.8
4/22/1994 Describes campus recycling efforts.
26 Trash talk.
Public Relations News Release 0:482, p.1
4/18/1994 William McKinley reports that UNI is above most institutions in our country when it comes to recycling.
27 Names of Fame
Campus News Network 4:14, p.2
3/14/1994 Several staff and faculty members at UNI share names with famous people.
28 UNI's recycling efforts stay on target
Northern Iowan 90:23, p.3
11/16/1993 Survey of campus efforts to recycle paper and containers.
29 Environmentally Sound: UNI Takes Responsibility
Old Gold 0:0, p.20
6/1/1993 Dining centers on campus are doing a lot more recycling; photo. The Department of Residence is trying to decrease food waste; photo. Campbell Hall residents recycle; photo. Every building now recycles aluminum cans which helps to fund UNI; photo.
30 The paper chase
Campus News Network 3:14, p.3
3/22/1993 Description of process and procedures associated with UNI paper recycling efforts; photo.
31 Donavan Honnold
Campus News Network 2:20, p.3
7/20/1992 Roster of officers and members of P & S Council.
32 UNI offers alternative to paper waste; Students need to be more aware of recycling
Muether--Anthony J. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:61, p.1
7/10/1992 Paper recycling procedures at UNI.
33 Building services takes a 25 percent staff reduction: Budget cuts leave Physical Plant shorthanded
Phipps--David (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 88:6, p.1
9/20/1991 Staff reduced from sixty-six to fifty-two full-time employees; administrator outlines plans for getting work done with smaller staff.
34 Trash to treasure: Northern Iowa recycles
Northern Iowa Today 19:1, p.1
3/1/1991 Close look at UNI's efforts to recycle paper and other trash; photo.
35 Campuswide paper recycling program expanding at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:217, p.1
11/26/1990 UNI's recycling program now covers sixteen buildings on campus.
36 Commitment to recycling shows impact
Campus News Network 1:6, p.1
11/12/1990 Sixteen buildings on campus are now participating in paper recycling program; Bill McKinley comments on the effectiveness of the program; photo.
37 Northern Iowa makes efforts to recycle
Phipps--David (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 87:17, p.1
10/30/1990 Many buildings on campus recycle paper.
38 Recycling plays a part in education projects
Northern Iowan 86:53, p.10
4/17/1990 Outdoor recreation class implemented recycling in East Gym and set up information table in Library.
39 UNI gets involved in recycling efforts
Northern Iowan 86:45, p.11
3/13/1990 Bill McKinley explains UNI's recycling of paper and other material.
40 Paper recycling to begin on University of Northern Iowa campus Dec. 4; expansion planned to entire campus by 1990 fall semester.
Public Relations News Release 1989:264, p.1
11/21/1989 Like all state affiliated departments, agencies and institutions, is required by law to begin recycling its paper by Jan. 1, 1990.
41 6% biodegradable, 94% pollution
Northern Iowan 85:45, p.4
3/14/1989 Does not believe that "starch-based" bags go very far in the direction of recycling.
42 UNI to begin using biodegradable bags
Funcke--Jill A. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 85:43, p.5
3/7/1989 Will use starch-based bags in wastebaskets.
43 New lighting in sight for outdoor campus
Northern Iowan 83:36, p.4
2/10/1987 Will go from white mercury vapor to high pressure sodium lighting.
44 Survey to be distributed
Northern Iowan 80:32, p.8
1/31/1984 SCUP will distribute survey soon.
45 Stinchfield plans for UNI's future
UNI Century 12:1, p.1
12/1/1983 Richard Stinchfield is new Director of Planning and Policy Management; organizes committee (SCUP) to gather information about UNI; outlines aims; biographical sketch; photo.
46 Energy crunch
McKinley--William Thomas (Class of 1978; Physical
Northern Iowan 74:2, p.2
9/2/1977 Encourages off-campus students to use bus to conserve energy.

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