Emory students participating in the “Don’t Dump It — Donate It” recycling program as they moved out of residence halls last month turned their used books, clothing, furniture and housewares into support for a local charitable non-profit, re:loom.
By Kristen Kaufman | May 30, 2018 On Friday, May 18th, Clifton community members arrived via bike to Emory Point, where they celebrated and learned about the benefits of biking. May is National Bike Month, and this event was part of the League of American Bicyclists’s National Bike to Work Week of National Bike Month. … Continue Reading →
A year after its launch, Emory’s 2018 Waste Management Policy has already led to a measurable increase in the amount of campus waste that is diverted from area landfills. Emory seeks to divert 95 percent of campus waste from municipal landfills by 2025 through standardization of all indoor and outdoor waste bins, removal of desk-side waste service, … Continue Reading →
A class of Emory College students invites the entire Emory community to come out Friday to learn about sustainable food practices — and sample some tasty treats — at the 12th annual Sustainable Food Fair.
As a part of the Sustainability Vision and Strategic Plan, Emory has committed to reducing energy use per square foot by 50 percent by 2025 and total energy use by 25 percent.
Nathan Lindsey and Jennifer Hirsch from Georgia Tech: As part of RCE Greater Altanta, the RCE Youth Network is in full swing and recently held a back-to-school event at the Atlanta Beltline. Read an account of that event by Nathan Lindsey, Graduate Student, Emory University. Back to School Event at the Beltline The Back to School Event was the … Continue Reading →
Emory Campus Services – Emory Recycles and the Office of Sustainability Initiatives are hosting monthly meetings to answer questions about the University’s new.
From educational gardens to research labs, projects funded by the latest round of grants from Emory’s Office of Sustainability Initiatives (OSI) hope to support pollinators, improve energy use and reduce waste across the University.
More than 40 species of elm are native to the Netherlands, the birthplace of Emory President Claire E. Sterk. As part of Sterk’s formal inauguration program Wednesday, she planted the Ulmus Americana, or American elm, on the Quad.
The Office of Sustainability Initiatives (OSI) invited Emory students, faculty and staff to submit a two-minute video that creatively and effectively educated about the importance of landfill waste diversion, including the social and environmental impacts of landfills.