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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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Parkerson Mill Creek Greenway Progress & Updates

by Ben Burmester, Facilities Management  The Parkerson Mill Creek trail serves as a pleasant amenity for pedestrians and cyclist alike. Trails and shared-use pathways are growing in popularity everywhere thanks to health, environmental, transportation and quality of life benefits they bring to a community. When located away from a roadway…
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September 1, 2022
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Walking the Walk and Biking the Bike

by Rebecca Retzlaff, Director of the Academic Sustainability Program Most of the people at Auburn who are involved in sustainability also have a personal commitment to living a sustainable lifestyle. Many of us try to walk the walk (or bike the bike) of what we advocate. While I wish that…
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September 1, 2022
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Alumni Feature: Alicia Valenti

By Alicia Valenti. In today’s world, dire articles about the speed and effects of climate change seem inescapable, and global warming can feel like such an insurmountable challenge that any effort to mitigate it is futile. Our home communities–whether you’re in Alabama or Alaska, Birmingham or Boston–are a great place…
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April 6, 2022
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Campus Changemaker: Max Garcia

By Grace Reilein. “Auburn gave me a plethora of perspectives to build my knowledge on,” stated Max Garcia, Auburn University Alumnus, and former Office of Sustainability Intern. In 2018, Max graduated from Auburn to become a world changemaker, but credits his start down the changemaker pathway to his time at…
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March 2, 2022