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Sustainability Picnic

Discover the breadth of sustainability at Auburn while you enjoy free local vegetarian food samples, fun, door prizes, and music at this zero-waste event! Connect with student groups, programs, and opportunities that make a difference.   The Sustainability Picnic will be held Wednesday, August 28th from 4:30 – 6:30 PM at…
April 17, 2024

Water Assessment: Auburn University’s STARS Report

By Hannah Schwartz  Conserving water is crucial for the health of our planet and future generations. With water scarcity continuing to be a pressing global issue, every drop saved makes a difference. By reducing water usage, we protect ecosystems, wildlife, and agricultural lands that rely on this precious resource.  With…
April 6, 2024
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Meet Our Staff – Hannah Schwartz

Presenting Hannah Schwartz! Hannah is a senior majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Business. As one of our office's Communications Specialists, she interviews community members, writes blog posts, and works hard on our Green Labs project. Thank you Hannah!
March 15, 2024
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Go Green for Graduation!

By Bella Wright* Graduation is right around the corner! While we celebrate fellow graduates, let’s keep in mind these tips to help sustain the Loveliest Village on the Plains! Looking to jazz up your graduation photos? Embark on a fun D.I.Y craft to create your own confetti by hole-punching dried…
February 27, 2024
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Climate Change: A Story of Opportunities and Possibilities to Reverse Global Warming, presented by Dr. Jonathan Foley

Please join us for our Spring 2024 Sustainability Speaker Series: - Climate Change: A Story of Opportunities and Possibilities to Reverse Global Warming with Dr. Jonathan Foley.  Jonathan Foley, Ph.D., Executive Director of Project Drawdown, is a world-renowned environmental scientist, sustainability expert, author, and public speaker. His work focuses on understanding…
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January 5, 2024

Plant Ahead: A Tree Planting Event

Come join the Office of Sustainability and the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center for Plant Ahead: A Tree Planting Event. Volunteers are invited to come plant trees at the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center! Together, we will learn about forestry practices, Alabama’s native flora, and how to properly plant trees…
November 30, 2023
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Parks for People

By Binita Mahato A stroll through Town Creek Park, Auburn AL in Spring 2023 (credit: author) I vividly remember my parents visiting from India last spring. Every weekend, we would stroll in one of the parks in Auburn. For me, this was an everyday activity. For my parents, however, it…
September 15, 2023

Building Community in Switzerland

By Becki Retzlaff I am writing this blog from the beautiful city of Bern, Switzerland, where I am attending an academic conference on environmental history. It is poetic that I am tasked with writing a blog about the society point of the sustainability compass from Bern, a city with a…
September 1, 2023