Currently, people on campus have a habit of throwing their items straight into the landfill, sustainability coordinator Kylee Singh said.
For some Cal Poly students, watching someone drop a recyclable water bottle into the black trash bin instead of the clearly labeled blue recycle bin is as painful as watching someone get a needle in the eye.
Art ECO was created by Egerer as an outgrowth of passion for constructing art from reclaimed materials.
Consider that 20,000 Cal Poly students using at least two napkins a day results in almost 15 million napkins a year. With a standard 5-by-5 napkin, you could make a paper trail from downtown San Luis Obispo to Denver, Colorado.