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Updates from the Office of Sustainability.

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AUtensil Pick-Up & Volunteer Details

Swing by and pick up your reusable AUtensils and ditch the disposbales habit! We will be at the following locations for lunch (L) and dinner (D). Utensils are also available at the Office of Sustainability and Tiger Dining, details below. We need volunteers to hand out reusable AUtensils. It's super…
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February 15, 2021
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Want to Get Paid While Making a Difference? Apply Now to Join Our Team!

We’re seeking 4 undergraduate students to join our team for the 2021-22 academic year! Students from the Office of Sustainability in Baltimore for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference. We're looking for folks who will apply their knowledge, skills, & talents to individual & team…
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February 2, 2021
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Plan to Power Down for Break

Post originally published in 2016 and contributed by Kenzley Defler, Office of Sustainability Intern  The holiday break for Auburn University has begun, so there’s no doubt people’s thoughts are filled with travel plans to see family and friends. Much of campus is vacant during the winter weeks of December and…
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December 9, 2020
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Remembering Our Friend & Colleague Nanette Chadwick

Dr. Nanette Chadwick in her lab On Sunday, March 8, 2020, the Office of Sustainability, Auburn University, and the sustainability movement lost a passionate and dedicated friend, educator, and advocate. Dr. Nanette Chadwick, Associate Professor in the College of Science and Mathematics and Director of Academic Sustainability Programs, died as…
Mike Kensler
April 30, 2020
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Webinars, Documentaries, & Professional Development Opportunities Expanded

To support faculty, staff, and students during this time, we have updated our online resources.  OUR CALENDAR We now feature online events and webinars, instead of in-person events.  If you know of any upcoming sustainability-related webinars you think others would be interested in, please email them to sustain@auburn.edu.  SOLVE CLIMATE…
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March 24, 2020
Guest PostsSustainability in ActionUpdates

What is the Connection Between Climate Change & Our Food System? Does What We Eat Really Make a Difference?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) set up by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment concluded in its Fifth Assessment Report: “climate change is real and human activities are the main cause.” Dangerous greenhouse gas emissions, average global temperatures increasing, oceans warming, and sea-level rise; represent…
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March 2, 2020