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My Time in the Waste Reduction & Recycling Department

Post contributed by Lindsay Souders, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Design and Sustainability Studies Lindsay takes a break on the beach from her campus studies and work. From a very early age I was taught in school how important it is to take care of the environment. I have carried this discipline…
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January 23, 2017
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Look at All This Stuff

Post contributed by Matt Preisser, Office of Sustainability Intern There is a lot of stuff in this world. You are probably currently reading this on a computer somewhere, drinking a coffee or munching on a snack, sitting at a table and chair, surrounded by just a lot of things. Where…
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December 1, 2016
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Checking into Sustainability at the Hotel at Auburn University

Post contributed by Emily Hedrick, Office of Sustainability Intern The herb garden nestled in beside the Hotel's pool. The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center is known for its partnership with the university, outstanding southern hospitality, and forward-thinking processes for a successful business. Last fall, Conference Sales Manager…
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August 31, 2016
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Auburn University Launches New Sustainability Map

Post contributed by Matthew Preisser, Office of Sustainability Intern Over the course of the past year, interns at the Office of Sustainability, in conjunction with the Office of Information Technology, worked to create a new interactive feature for the Auburn Map.  This addition to the map will allow viewers to see…
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August 29, 2016
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Is Green the Color of the Hospitality Industry?

Post contributed by Dr. Imran Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management, College of Human Sciences "Business is the economic engine of our Western culture, and if it could be transformed to truly serve nature as well as ourselves, it could become essential to our rescue." -…
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August 22, 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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$5 off Auburn Apparel Made from Recycled Plastics

The Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce a new partnership between Auburn University and Renew Merchandise to provide $5 gift cards that can be redeemed at Renew Merchandisefor Auburn-branded merchandise.   These products are made out of post-consumer recycled plastic bottles (rPET), and manufactured in accordance with fair labor practices…
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September 30, 2015