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).
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.
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:
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.