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Meetings Happen: Make A Difference in Yours

Recently our office received an anonymous request to crack down on the overprinting of materials for meetings on campus. Apparently, this person’s office prints the agenda and all the PowerPoint slides for taking notes with a cover sheet to divide each presenters’ notes. In the end, the packets end up…
Jen Morse
January 8, 2020
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Co-Creating a Sustainable Economy–Our Conference Takeaways

Here in the Office of Sustainability, the goal of our internship program is to transform our student interns into sustainability practitioners who are equipped to lead others in solving the sustainability challenges our world is facing. One of the most powerful professional development experiences we provide is the opportunity to…
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November 11, 2019
Sustainability in ActionUpdates

Campus Changemaker: Mike Stover

Post Contributed by Taylor Kraabel, Office of Sustainability Employee Engagement Coordinator For the past five and a half years, Mike Stover has worked as the Assistant Director for Employer Relations in the Office of Professional and Career Development in the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business. In other words, Mike…
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October 26, 2019
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Protecting the Quarterback & Protecting our Earth

Offensive lineman Marquel Harrell knows he has an important job when he lines up on the field: protecting the quarterback. That’s a job he puts his heart and soul into, but there is another job he considers equally important off the field: protecting our earth. “I do my part by…
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September 5, 2019
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Secondary Stories: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- In That Order!

Reduce, reuse, and recycle-- they’re household names at this point and recycling seems to be the most popular option. After all, recycling still allows for consumption but limits waste. So why is it last on the list? Why should reducing and reusing take place before recycling? Recycling is vital in…
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November 1, 2018
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Be Good Like the Coconut Tree

Post contributed by Laura Vinzant, Senior in Global Studies The Resourceful Nature of Fijians There are countless things I learned during my four-week journey on the small, North Fijian island of Vorovoro from winding fish lines on bottles to cooking every-day meals. I saw, first-hand, what the gender roles looked…
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October 31, 2018
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Volunteers Needed for Auburn Green Game

Post contributed by Matthew Preisser, Former Office of Sustainability Intern The annual Green Game at Auburn University is set to kick off on September 29th as the Auburn Tigers prepare to face off against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. The Green Game is an opportunity to celebrate the sustainability-related initiatives of the…
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September 12, 2018
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Tailgating with a Purpose

Post contributed by Onikia Brown, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Alabama Cooperative Extension Program Alabama Cooperative Extension Program “Hut 1, hut 2, hut 3…HIKE!” We play, we watch, we eat…..FOOTBALL! During football season, many of us spend 2-5 days watching football. Here is the football schedule for our favorite players…
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October 24, 2017