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Recycling center promotes use of glasphalt
An empty Budweiser can, a corrugated cardboard
box, a brown paper bag, the Daily Nlebraskan, an
abandoned Coke bottle and an old Wheaties box all
have one thing in common- they can be recycled.
According to Sue Samson, chairperson of the
recycling task force for Citizens for Environmental
Improvement (CEI), the items mentioned will be
recycled if brought to the CEI recycling center at
10th and GSts.
She said the center will accept newspapers,
corrugated cardboard, scrap paper such as envelopes
and cereal boxes, brown paper bags, aluminum such
as some beer cans, cans from items such as canned
fruits and vegetables and glass of all kinds.
Tin cans should bo cleaned, flattened and have the
labels removed, and glass should have any metal
removed as well as the labrl, she said.
The site, in the south parking lot of the
city-county building, has been in operation for about
one year. Samson said items may be dropped off
between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
She said CEI is working with Lincoln Public Works
Director Robert Obering to find additional recycling
"We would like to stay open more days, but we
can't because of our present location," she said. The
parking lot is used during the week by city and
According to Samson, the newspaper and items
other than glass are collected and then sold to
industries who can use them.
She said the 50 tons of glass which has been
collected in the past year will be crushed and used in
making glasphalt, an experimental substitute for
The glass, which will be crushed in a converted
grain grinder, will bo given to Cather and Sons
Construction Co. That company will use the crushed
nlav, instead of sand when making asphalt. The
glasphalt will be used to pave a parking lot in Lincoln
to study the effects of wear on the surface.
She said that if the experiment is successful, CEI
will approach the Public Works Dept. with the
suggestion that glasphalt be used by the city street
patching crews. CEI would sell the glass to the city
for making glasphalt, she said. A decision on the
matter should be reached later this autumn, she said.
A similar experiment with glasphalt was conducted
in Omaha about two years ago, Samson said. She said
the tests in Omaha showed glasphalt stood up better
than asphalt over long periods of use in downtown
She said the 10th and G Sts. location is the only
collection point in Lincoln for recyclable items. A
group of students at Lincoln East High School has
just started to collect newspapers, she said.
"I'd like to see a collection point for items other
than just newsprint on (UNL) campus," she said.
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UNL crew members can repair the four-man
r'v vandals heaved into Broyhull Fountain
Sept. 25, but it will never be usable for racing
rkjjni, according to Pete Zandbergen, rowing
Ti e shell was to be a gift to Oklahoma State
University to help start a rowing team there.
Z ;n:.:bergen said the shell suffered a crack
;'.. 'u '! length of the stern, a two-foot split in
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"It is mode of fragile material," he said. "We
( .in fix it so that OSU can use it to train people,
but the balance will be knocked off so it won't
be any good for racing again.
Zandbergen said the repairs will take time
because crew members must figure out what
has to be done without the help of a carpenter
and then must do the repairs themselves. He
said he expects the shell will be given to OSU
some time this winter.
"We have made a commitment to OSU," he
said. "It is a shame this happened, but we are
going to fulfill that commitment as best we
So far, those responsible for damaging the
shell have not been found, but Zandbergen says
he is "confident we will find those involved."
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UNL Chancellor James
Zumberge said he believes that
presenting visitation and
alcohol issues in the same
proposal to the Board of
Regents last summer was a
The regents rejected the
proposal, which asked that
alcohol be allowed in
dormitories and for expanded
Zumberge, who officially
backed the proposal, said his
decision to put the issues into
one proposal was a tactical
"I think the alcohol issue
became much more
fundamental than I guessed,"
he said. "Once the regents
decided the alcohol issue was
bad, anything connected with
it was also hurt."
Zumberge explained that
even if the visitation and
alcohol issues had been
presented separately, both still
might have been rejected.
Separate proposals, he said,
would have allowed the merits
of each issue to be talked out
individually instead of having
one fail because of its
connection with the other,
The drive to allow alcohol in
dormitories has not been
dropped, according to Mark
Hoeger, ASUN first
vice president. A bill is being
written and is to be introduced
in the Nebraska Legislature
sometime this winter, he said.
Specifics of the bill have not
been decided upon, Hoeger
said, but it will be similar to
the former proposal rejected
by the regents.
Student Y lunch
An international luncheon
W'H be sponsored by the
Student Y at 11:45 a.m. to 1
P-m. Thursday at the Lulheran
Church on the Mall.
The luncheon is held every
Wednesday, October 10, 1973
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