The University of Arkansas Razorback Recycling program is feeling the global shift in the recycling market. The school was recently notified the commingling of recycling streams no longer makes economical sense for the campus' primary recycling broker.
This summer, University of Arkansas officials are working to ensure students have access to free tampons when they return for the fall semester. The effort is a result of the Menstrual Equity for All Act. The Graduate Professional Student Congress worked with the Associated Student Government to pass the legislation during the spring semester.
Two University of Arkansas professors have found that placing imperceptible barcodes on products may prevent injuries among cashiers and lead to more retail efficiency. Imperceptible barcodes are not visible to the human eye, but are placed all over the packaging so a product is scannable from any side. The research is published in the International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.
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