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The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


First-year student Payton Romance looks at clothing from the Take It Or Leave It pop-up shop during the Sustainability Fair in the Textor Hallway on April 21.

Taking fast fashion slow with Take It Or Leave It

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer April 26, 2023
Eco-Reps participated in the Sustainability Fair on April 21 with a pop-up Take It Or Leave It thrift shop that was free for students to peruse.
From left to right, David Harker, director of the Center for Civic Engagement, senior Kelly Warren and Scott Doyle, director for the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability, plan to increase Eco-Reps involvement with the campus and broader Ithaca community in 2022.

Eco-Reps plan for major outreach after a year of struggles

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Staff Writer August 31, 2022
In recent years, IC Eco-Reps was forced to scale back as reduced funding and staff cutbacks left the program without staff to advocate for the students.

Earth Fest Promotes Student Businesses and Sustainability

April 27, 2021

IC Eco Reps, South Hill Forest Products and several student artists held Earth Fest on April 21 as a precursor to Earth Day.

From left, juniors Gemma Gallucci and Bryan Robles sit in the Take It Or Leave It (TIOLI) room in the basement of Clarke Hall. TIOLI is a way for students to reuse old items instead of buying new ones and wasting resources.

Take it or leave it offers environmental benefits

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer September 4, 2019

Within the basement of Clarke Hall lies a room full of hidden treasures. Used textbooks, CDs, VHS tapes, clothing, kitchenware and even full-length mirrors can be found in the Take It Or Leave It room...

Students can drop off unwanted items at Take It Or Leave It (TIOLI), a re-use room run by Eco Reps.

Re-use rooms turn trash into treasure

By Ash Bailot, Contributing Writer October 3, 2018
Old VHS tapes, Halloween costumes, crock pots, shower caddies, an ancient TV, lamps and a plastic fish tank litter the tiny Take It Or Leave It room.
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