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Sustainability Picnic 2023

By Hannah Schwartz A student holds a snake after grabbing some fresh flowers. Auburn University’s Sustainability Picnic returned this year for another incredible event with locally-sourced food, live music, and countless involvement opportunities. Over 330 students attended and were able to visit with other students as well as resources, clubs,…
September 11, 2023
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Sustainability Auburn Alumni Affiliate Meet & Greet

Alumni and students are invited to connect with members of the Sustainability Auburn Alumni Affiliate (S3A) at their Meet & Greet before the Texas A&M vs. Auburn University football game. Swing by and chat with alumni about how sustainability has taken shape in their work and lives after graduating from…
October 19, 2022
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Campus Race To Zero Waste Encourages Us To Waste Less & Recycle More

By Joan Hicken. Campus Race to Zero Waste Logo Auburn University is participating in the Campus Race to Zero Waste (formerly known as RecycleMania), a friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction and recycling to their campus communities, that runs through March 27. During the eight-week tournament,…
February 26, 2021
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Student Energy Summit

The primary focus of the Student Summit is student engagement, education, and awareness through two 90-minute sessions beginning at 11:00AM and 2:00PM. The first 90-minute session is part of the Appalachian Energy Summit and will include speakers focused on energy and climate action and is aimed to educate. The second…
January 14, 2021
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Storms Can’t Stop Sustainability Picnic!

Post contributed by Hallie Nelson, Office of Sustainability Intern This year’s Sustainability Picnic can be summed up pretty well by our Quote of the Week by Arthur Clarke, “All human plans subject to ruthless revision by Nature, or Fate, or whatever one preferred to call the powers behind the Universe.”…
August 30, 2016