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The Newspaper Readership Scholarship Program

Newspaper RecyclingOperating since 1997, Penn State’s Newspaper Readership Program offers free newspapers to students, as well as scholarship dollar.

Recycling:

  • This program generates 1.6 tons of newspapers for the waste stream daily
  • The University’s housing and janitorial services collect newspapers placed in recycling bins, and market them through Onyx Waste Services

Benefits:

  • Students have access to the New York Times, USA Today and the Centre Daily Time
  • The net profits from marketed recycled newspaper are donated to Penn State’s Scholarship funds
  • Over the past nine years, over $70,000 has been generated for scholarships by this program
  • For more details, http://www.newspapers.psu.edu/.