posted on Nov. 1: Campus Clean Sweep takes place Thursday, Nov. 1


The first annual Campus Clean Sweep, jointly organized by staff from physical plant and the McMaster Students Union, takes place today at lunchtime.

All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate to rid the campus of litter  putting the University's best “face” forward to visitors and ensuring there is a clean, safe environment for those who study and work here.

Lunch hours have been extended by a half hour with the normal lunch of 12 noon to 1 p.m. beginning at 11:30 a.m. and the later lunch of 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. extended to 2:30 p.m.

Garbage bags and gloves will be supplied to all participants – who should “dress down” – and grounds crew staff will lead teams on pre-determined routes.

Participants are asked to meet in front of Gilmour Hall at either 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Today also marks the return of campus-wide recycling and new recycling containers will be unveiled.