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Volleyball Team Collects 14,761 Cigarette Butts in Campus Cleanup


Posted 04/30/2014
Submitted by Daniel Ruede
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

Members of the Hartford Hawks volleyball team collected nearly 15,000 cigarette butts during a campus cleanup on April 27.
Members of the Hartford Hawks volleyball team collected nearly 15,000 cigarette butts during a campus cleanup on April 27.

This past weekend, members of the Hartford Hawks volleyball team went on a mission to clean up cigarette butts from key areas around campus that play a crucial role in campus tours.

Those areas, provided by the Admissions Office, yielded 14,761 butts, which equals 768 packs, $7,680 worth of cigarettes, and weighed in at 22 pounds.

Members of the Hartford Hawks volleyball team collected nearly 15,000 cigarette butts during a campus cleanup on April 27.
Members of the Hartford Hawks volleyball team collected nearly 15,000 cigarette butts during a campus cleanup on April 27.