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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…
November 14, 2022

A Peek Inside Gameday Recycling

Post contributed by Max Garcia, Office of Sustainability Intern This Saturday is Auburn University’s annual Green Game, a day to celebrate sustainability initiatives in Athletics. The university also uses this day as an opportunity to educate fans on sustainable Gameday initiatives they can adopt that help reduce waste and keep…
November 14, 2017
Sustainability in ActionUpdates

Sustainability in Action: Alex Hedgepath

Post contributed by Kenzley Defler, Office of Sustainability Intern Ask any Auburn fan about tradition and the answer will likely allude to the cultural importance of trees, as major victories are celebrated by rolling Toomer’s Corner. The famous Toomer’s Oaks have been deeply ingrained into the Auburn identity, one of…
April 3, 2017
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Sustainable Design & Construction of Capital Projects on Campus

Post contributed by: Jim Carroll, University Architect, Facilities Management  In April 2013, Governor Robert Bentley signed Executive Order Number 39. This Order, based upon a very specific goal related to the use of locally-forested wood products effectively removed our ability to manage the design processes of Auburn University Capital Projects, using the…
February 27, 2017
Sustainability in ActionUpdates

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…
April 1, 2016

Want to Help Improve Bicycling on Campus? Here’s Your Chance!

Students join Auburn Outdoors staff on a bicycling tour near the Blueridge Parkway. Do you have ideas on how bicycling programs and facilities on campus might be improved?  Are there things we’re already doing in relation to cycling that you appreciate?  Now’s your chance to let us know! You have…
August 30, 2015