Ex-Rep Kennedy speaks at MSU 'green commencement'

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Ex-U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy II is to speak as part of Michigan State University's environmentally friendly "green commencement."

He speaks Friday at the undergraduate commencement at the Breslin Center.

Among the waste-reducing features of this year's spring graduation are diplomas and programs printed on recycled paper and caps and gowns made from recycled plastic bottles.

The university says about 58,500 plastic bottles have gone to make the gowns, saving 16,500 yards of fabric. Invitations were e-mailed, not mailed.

Kennedy represented Massachusetts in Congress for 12 years and is son of the late U.S. Sen. Robert Kennedy. He's founder and chairman of the nonprofit Citizens Energy Corp.

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