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Waste Reduction and Recycling

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Recycling In An Imperfect World

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UNSDG) 12 is to “ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.” “Consumption and production drive the global economy, but also wreak havoc on planetary health through the unsustainable use of natural resources. The global material footprint is increasing faster than population growth and economic output.” –…
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November 2, 2020
Sustainability in Action

Campus Changemaker: Dr. Hayford Nsiah

Having started out as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, Dr. Hayford Nsiah chose to extend his time at Auburn by becoming a lecturer for the department. Currently, he is in the middle of his second year in this position. Wishing to get more involved on…
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January 28, 2020
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Recycling: It’s a Team Effort

Walmart founder, Sam Walton, said, “We’re all working together; that’s the secret.” Let me tell you about our little secret! At Auburn, we are making a difference in waste reduction at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) by working together. The CVM has partnered with AU Waste Reduction…
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August 30, 2019
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Recycling Drop-Off Center Now Available On Campus

Post contributed by Lindsay Souders, Student Employee, Waste Reduction and Recycling Department One of the ways the Waste Reduction and Recycling Department is working to promote sustainability on campus is by recycling – diverting useful materials from the waste stream in an effort to reduce our dependence on landfills. To…
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February 26, 2018
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A Peek Inside Gameday Recycling

Post contributed by Max Garcia, Office of Sustainability Intern This Saturday is Auburn University’s annual Green Game, a day to celebrate sustainability initiatives in Athletics. The university also uses this day as an opportunity to educate fans on sustainable Gameday initiatives they can adopt that help reduce waste and keep…
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November 14, 2017
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Storms Can’t Stop Sustainability Picnic!

Post contributed by Hallie Nelson, Office of Sustainability Intern This year’s Sustainability Picnic can be summed up pretty well by our Quote of the Week by Arthur Clarke, “All human plans subject to ruthless revision by Nature, or Fate, or whatever one preferred to call the powers behind the Universe.”…
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August 30, 2016
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Sustainability in Action: Joan Hicken

Joan Hicken works to provide the Auburn Family with recycling options while on campus. Joan Hicken, Waste Reduction and Recycling Coordinator at Auburn University, has found that traditionally people tend to recycle out of an inherent desire to do what is right. Joan says the Waste Reduction & Recycling Department…
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April 1, 2016
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Green Game Highlights Sustainability Efforts in Athletics

Volunteers in athletics filling backpacks for the End Child Hunger in Alabama campaign. The AU Green Game vs. San Jose State on October 3rd celebrated the initiatives of Athletics in sustainability and invited fans to do their part to conserve resources, promote wellbeing, and protect the loveliest village on the…
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October 19, 2015