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ALUMINUM IS A RECYCLING CHAMP

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…
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November 14, 2022
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The Greenest Building is One Already Built

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…
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November 11, 2022
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Sustainability in the Core Curriculum

by Becki Retzlaff Photo credit: Becki Retzlaff An important part of getting an undergraduate education is the core curriculum. The core curriculum helps Auburn maintain its accreditation, makes sure that students have basic knowledge of a variety of subjects, draws different parts of their education together, and provides a well-rounded…
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October 31, 2022
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Engagement through the lens of the Academic Sustainability Program

by Miriam Wyman Students who want to be involved in sustainability efforts during their college experience have an outlet with the Academic Sustainability Program, the Office of Sustainability, and various sustainability-related clubs and organizations around campus. A highlight for engagement is the SUST 5000 Senior Capstone course for the sustainability minor where students…
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October 4, 2022