In the spring of 2007 Green Vets established a recycling
program. All students, faculty, staff, and visitors are encouraged
to use the paper, aluminum, and plastic recycling bins.
Green Vets members empty the bins twice a month and the
recyclables are picked up by the Texas A&M Campus Recycling
Currently Green Vets is working on improved labeling on the cans
to make them more identifiable, adding a paper recycling bin to the
computer lab, and adding newspaper recycling bins to each of the
- Expand the recycling program to include more bins of each type
to place in more locations on campus.
- Add bins for recycling dog food bags and cans
- Cash in aluminum cans to donate the proceeds to an
environmental non-profit organization
- Join forces with the main campus Environmental Issues Committee
to participate in Curbside Recycling Drives and post-football game
Kyle Field recycling
With the help of faculty sponsor, Dr. Alice Blue-Mclendon, Green
Vets planted a native and adapted plants garden for students to
Green Vets members and Dr. Blue-Mclendon had a garden workday on
October 8, 2010 and added a truckload of mulch and over 700 pounds
of moss rock! Updated photos coming soon!
The garden was featured on the CVM website in this article.