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Campus Changemaker: Beau Brodbeck

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by Camille Colter, Office of Sustainability When you drink your cup of coffee in the morning, how often do you think about the process and labor involved? If the answer is not a lot or never, Beau Brodbeck wants you to rethink that. Beau has worked for Auburn University since…

I never stopped thinking green…

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by Jerald Crook Jerald as an Auburn Freshman, holding his teddy bear (Jay). Jay today. “Should I show them my sustainability-themed bear from when I worked at Build-a-Bear?” The three dots from my fellow Auburn band alum Becca’s (‘11) end of the iMessage chat popped up immediately. *bwoop* “Probably not.”…

ALUMINUM IS A RECYCLING CHAMP

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by Jesse Teel I started as the Waste Reduction and Recycling Department Coordinator for Auburn University in August. The learning curve is steep when you begin two weeks before the first football game. Gameday operations are a major focus for our department as we add hundreds of trash cans and…

The Greenest Building is One Already Built

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by Becki Retzlaff Auburn University is home to some excellent examples of green buildings, and Auburn has made commitments to purchasing sustainable equipment and construction materials for new buildings. One fine example of such a building is the new Jay and Susie Gouge Performing Arts Center, which is certified by…

Director’s Corner: What should college graduates know about sustainability?

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“…a new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels.” Albert Einstein First off, there is no consensus on an answer to the question posed in the title of this column.  I sure don’t pretend to have a complete answer, but I do…