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Graduation robes can be made of cotton, broadcloth, rayon or even silk. Stony Brooks robes will be made of recycled plastic bottles. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

Stony Brook looks to make graduation more eco-friendly

Christopher Leelum April 29, 2014
In an effort to be eco-friendly, Stony Brook University is ordering graduation caps and gowns from a Virginia-based company called Oak Hall Cap & Gown, which uses a method called GreenWeaver to turn about 23 plastic bottles into one graduation uniform.
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