UMD Campus Cleanup for Earth Day: "a million small efforts to make one big difference"

Apr 26, 2016

Tischer Creek on the UMD campus
Credit ©lisa johnson/Thorsburg Photography

45 years after Iron Eyes Cody famously wept a single tear in a Keep America Beautiful public service announcement, do we finally "get it" when it comes to keeping the earth clean?

Skye Finley, one of the UMD students who donned work gloves, grabbed a garbage bag and headed out onto campus this weekend says it's second nature for people her age to recycle ... but if they're someone without containers, it seems, they're stymied.