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The Office of Sustainability produces a digest each month during the fall and spring semesters covering topics and events related to sustainability around Auburn.  You can receive our digest directly in your inbox by completing our sign-up form.

NOVEMBER 2020

SDG #12 Ensure sustainable consumption & production patterns.

  • Director’s Corner: Humanity’s Design Problem & Nature’s Design Solutions
  • Acknowledging the Past, Envisioning the Future: The Lee County Remembrance Project
  • Campus Changemaker Dr. Young-A Lee on Cradle to Cradle: Catalyzing Fashion in the Sustainability Movement
  • Purchasing for Your Health & Our Planet ~ Beatriz Carmona, October 2019
  • Recycling In An Imperfect World ~ Barbara Lengsfeld, Coordinator, Waste Reduction & Recycling Department, Facilities Management

OCTOBER 2020

SDG 16: Promote peaceful & inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all & build effective, accountable & inclusive institutions at all levels.

  • Director’s Corner: Healing the Heart of Democracy
  • Campus Changemaker: Lauren Lavender, SGA’s First Director of Sustainability
  • Books & Ball Caps: Healing the Heart of Democracy & the Tennessee Smokies
  • “So like….recycling?”: Expanding the Understanding of Sustainability
  • Conflict in the World’s Most Important Wilderness Area: The Cameroon Anglophone Crisis & the Need for Community Participation in Conservation of the Congo
  • We Must, & Will, Do Better
  • Another Look Into Campus Kitchens: Partnerships Within the Community
  • Sustainability in a Human Ecosystem

SEPTEMBER 2020

SDG 2: End hunger, achieve food security & improved nutrition & promote sustainable agriculture.

  • Director’s Corner: Hunger – There Is No Excuse
  • Campus Changemaker: Marley Halter’s Journey with Community Gardening
  • NEW Voting Page with Deadlines, Processes, & Tips for All Voters
  • Books & Ball Caps: Food Security, Nutrition, & Sustainability & the Montgomery Biscuits
  • The Pandemic, Food Insecurity, & Working Toward Zero Hunger
  • Community Gardens: An Important Tool for Eliminating Food Insecurity
  • Introducing Home on the Plains, A One-Stop Center for Health & Wellness Support
  • An Active Player in the Fight against Food Insecurity: The Campus Kitchen at Auburn University: An Account from a Cherished Community Partner & General Operation Update
  • Food Insecurity Among College Students & the Need for Sustainable Transformation

AUGUST 2020

SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.

  • The Wellbeing of Each is the Responsibility of All
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Rendezvous
  • Campus Changemaker: Scott Dirksen
  • Register to Vote
  • Books & Ball Caps
  • News & Events