How to Solve Our Waste Exporting Problem By: Jack Miklaucic, Sophomore in Emory College, Environmental Science and PPL double-major The United States produces the third most waste per capita in … Continue Reading →
Following Emory’s Waste: Where Does It Go And Who Does It Affect?
Historically, waste has been a burden placed on vulnerable and marginalized communities, so our office wanted to follow Emory’s waste by using the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice tool to … Continue Reading →
Zero Waste Ambassador Blog: Coronavirus Plastic Crusade: Fight it, Don’t Join It
Coronavirus Plastic Crusade: Fight it, Don’t Join It By Davida Halev, Senior in Emory College, Sociology Major and Sustainability Minor COVID-19 has reinvigorated plastic consumption and production in industry and … Continue Reading →
Emory compost streams temporarily diverted to landfills
By: Emory Report Emory Campus Services has announced that the university’s compost streams — including food waste from kitchens and green bins around campus, as well as animal bedding — are … Continue Reading →
Zero Waste Ambassador Blog: Compost, Now!
Compost, Now! By Davida Halev, Senior in Emory College, Sociology Major and Sustainability Minor Georgia has a food problem and it’s not what you think it is. Despite one out … Continue Reading →
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New Emory filters save energy and reduce waste!
Emory is currently using MERV 13 High capacity Bag filters on several of the larger lab buildings, including Atwood Chemistry Building. There are 3 advantages to these new filters. Saves … Continue Reading →
Throughout November, Emory buildings will compete to increase landfill waste diversion weights during this November compared to the previous November. Occupants of the winning building will receive $3,000 to spend on an innovative … Continue Reading →
Dont Dump It! Donate It.
At the end of each school year, Housing, Campus Services teams, and the Office of Sustainability Initiatives partner to provide donation bins and trucks for all on-campus residence to donate … Continue Reading →