Emory Recycling Center Tour

Curious to learn more about the particulars of recycling at Emory? Sign-up to attend a tour of the Emory Recycling Center!

Emory Recycling Center Tour

Curious to learn more about the particulars of recycling at Emory? Sign-up to attend a tour of the Emory Recycling Center!

Green Offices encourage sustainable work spaces

By: Madi Mainman Intern, Office of Sustainability Initiatives Laura Hunt, the Program Coordinator for the department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC), and Terez Whatley, the Academic Department Administrator for German Studies, have teamed up to enhance sustainability in their offices at Emory’s Modern Languages Building. Whatley serves as the Sustainability chair for … Continue Reading →

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 fan energy through a lower pressure drop; it’s small at 59234 KW/yr. Saves labor, as they last 1.5 yrs. Reducing about 4 trips by the … Continue Reading →

November is Recycling Competition Month!

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 project aimed at increasing landfill diversion in the building.

Recycling Competition

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 project aimed at increasing landfill diversion in the building.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Dining Hall

Todd Doyle | July 18, 2018 Author’s note: This is a follow up to http://news.emory.edu/stories/2016/09/er_duc_interim_dining_facility/campus.html. Opening in summer of 2017, the DUC-ling staff has served a year’s worth of meals to members of the Emory community. The interim dining hall project enters its second and final academic term with Emory, as construction of the CLC … Continue Reading →

Theater Emory Connecting with Community through Creative Landfill Diversion Efforts

Theater Emory presents several productions each year and with every new program, old scenery materials are replaced by new pieces for current performances. Instead of dumping previous set pieces into a landfill, Theater Emory has found innovative and creative ways to divert about 95% of its waste.

Zero Waste: Abandoning the Trashy Life

By Monica Lefton Apr 04, 2018   Each American produced an average of 30 pounds of trash per week in 2014, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Applying that statistic to the undergraduate population at Emory, students would theoretically produce a whopping total of 237,480 pounds of trash per week. Hopefully we don’t produce quite that much … Continue Reading →

ZLW Volunteer: QTM Graduating Senior Reception

Please sign up to volunteer, join, and attend our events this semester. Spread the word about our new waste policy and help us make people better sustainable citizens! Volunteer: We’re looking for your help to educate the Emory Community about Zero Landfill Waste Initiatives Join: New to the Zero Waste Ambassador Program? This is a great event to … Continue Reading →

ZLW Volunteer: Taste of Emory

Please sign up to volunteer, join, and attend our events this semester. Spread the word about our new waste policy and help us make people better sustainable citizens! Volunteer: We’re looking for your help to educate the Emory Community about Zero Landfill Waste Initiatives Join: New to the Zero Waste Ambassador Program? This is a great event to … Continue Reading →

ZLW Volunteer: Wonderful Wednesday After Dark

Please sign up to volunteer, join, and attend our events this semester. Spread the word about our new waste policy and help us make people better sustainable citizens! Volunteer: We’re looking for your help to educate the Emory Community about Zero Landfill Waste Initiatives Join: New to the Zero Waste Ambassador Program? This is a great event to … Continue Reading →