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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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Campus Engagement ASSESSMENT: AUBURN UNIVERSITY’S STARS REPORT

by Randy Martin, Office of Sustainability Auburn’s vision and mission statement declares, “Auburn University is dedicated to improving the lives of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education...”. We can’t have a forward-thinking education without teaching sustainability. Sustainability is already permeating every facet of our lives.…
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September 30, 2022
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Orange & Blue Goes Green with Gameday Waste & Recycling Program

By Joan Hicken. Student volunteers pass out bags to tailgaters to collect plastic bottles and aluminum cans for recycling. College sports are making a commitment to greener practices as part of the growing sports sustainability movement. They support campus-wide environmental goals, provide a platform for environmental education, and signal Auburn…
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August 27, 2021
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Once is Not Enough. Recycle.

By Joan Hicken. Colorful illustration of the three Rs – reduce, reuse and recycle. Living sustainably is about making small changes. It is important to remember the three Rs – reduce, reuse and recycle. Practicing them will reduce the amount of waste you produce. Adopting these habits now will set…
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August 9, 2021