Loyola University Maryland


Bridget Parlato's River of Recyclables

Local environmental activist and artist Bridget Parlato of Baltimore Trash Talk will construct a River of Recyclables installation on the quad using water bottles and cans collected by the Loyola community to raise awareness about the volume and impact of single use plastic, mindful consumption, and recycling. 

River of Recyclables Installation

March 15, 2016 12:00-4:00

Installation and viewing: 12:00-3:00

Celebration: 3:00-4:00

Loyola Evergreen QUAD

river of recyclables


Please contribute your bottles and cans to this event by bringing your material to the collection boxes or holding your own collection.

Collection stations for this project are located:

  • Student Center: Recyclemania table every Friday outside of Boulder 10-2pm (Taylor)
  • College Center: Two-Dimensional Design room M008 (Janet Maher)
  • Humanities: CCSJ (Kate Figiel-Miller)
  • Seton Court: Women’s Center (Margaret Musgrove)
  • College Center: Julio Fine Arts Gallery (Kim Banister)
  • College Center: 2nd and 3rd floor photography and art rooms, C217, 312 (Dan Schlapbach)
  • Donnelly: Second floor Biology hallway (Bernadette Roche), First floor Chemistry hallway (Elizabeth Dahl)
  • Maryland Hall: Messina Office MH 145
  • Newman lobby
  • Campion lobby
  • Thea Bowman Hall Lobby

To host your own collection or volunteer on the day of the event, please email tcasalena@loyola.edu.

Special thank you to

  • Messina
  • Studio Arts
  • Office of Sustainability
  • Facilities Management
  • Event Services
  • Mission Integration Sustainability Board
  • Environmental Action Club
  • Grounds Department
  • Julio Fine Arts Gallery
  • Women's Center
  • Center for Community, Service, and Justice
  • York Road Initiative 
  • Biology Department 
  • Chemistry Department