From research to grand challenges, documentary films to exercise, the Earth Day Planning Committee has put together a week of free events for the entire campus community to enjoy.
Kick off your spring-cleaning efforts by gathering items to contribute to Georgia Tech’s Earth Day efforts.
Members of the campus community may donate used athletic shoes, clothing, E-waste, office supplies or books for one of the following Earth Day projects:
Tech may be the last place you would expect to discover the intersection of
fashion and sustainability, but the unusual collaboration will take place on
campus as part of Think Green Week. For
the first time ever, Georgia Tech is partnering with Bauder College of Fashion
to present a sustainable fashion show featuring vintage, repurposed and couture
unique fashion event, Throwaway Runway, will take place on Thursday, April 21,
from 11 a.m. – noon at the Georgia Tech Student Center.
Georgia Tech students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Earth Day Planning Committee. Members are expected to attend weekly meetings during the spring semester (on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) and actively participate in the planning of the 15th Annual Earth Day Celebration and Think Green Week events, which will be held from April 16 to 20.
Should you recycle pizza boxes? How can your trips to Starbucks get greener? And how can you help plan Georgia Tech's 2012 Earth Day celebration? Read about these things and more in this month's issue of the Recycling Buzz from the Office of Solid Waste Management and Recycling.
Read or download the January issue now (pdf).
This month's Recycling Buzz newsletter highlights how to get involved in the planning of Georgia Tech's 2012 Earth Day Celebration and how a group of students saved the recycling program at the Graduate Living Center. Also learn more about members of the recycling staff and see the latest waste diversion stats for campus.
Download and read the February issue now (pdf).
Thanks to a grant sponsored by solar energy firm SunEdison
and distributed by the national organization Engineers for a Sustainable World,
students will soon be able to purchase beverages from a solar-powered cart on
ESW-GT earned $2,340 for its proposal for a solar café or
kiosk used to raise funds for the chapter; Tech’s chapter chose to focus on
beverages, either hot or chilled.
The Georgia Tech Earth Day committee seeks nominations for
two awards that recognize individuals or organizations that have demonstrated a
commitment to making a positive impact in how people think about and use the
planet's raw materials.
the campus community are invited to submit nominations for: