Even as young people’s behavior changes over time with broader shifts in society — especially in education and social relationships — some things remain the same.
Clothing is both a necessity and a pollutant. However, there are ways to restructure your wardrobe in order to be more conscious of the earth, while staying fashionable.
Significantly fewer items are usually recycled than thrown away. In comparison to 5,165 tons of trash sent to the landfill in 2017, 3,010 tons of materials were recycled. This means the university has not yet accomplished its goal of zero waste. Additionally, trash disposal still costs more than the extra revenue that recycling adds.
Invisible disorders, like digestive problems and depression, among numerous others, are seen at UW-Madison more often than students may realize, according to Lisa Webne-Behrman, a psychologist at University Health Services. Webne-Behrman gave examples of depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities.