enivronmental sustainability

New Campus-Wide Focus on Sustainable Communities Draws from ‘Computing 4 Good’

Launching this month is a new, 10-year initiative to teach sustainability and community engagement concepts across every major at Georgia Tech, and it begins with a course inspired in part by the successful “Computing 4 Good” (C4G) program from the College of Computing.

Fall Leaves Sow Spring Flowers

Autumn is upon us. The campus trees are dropping their leaves and tucking themselves in for a long winter's sleep. The result is a beautiful color display as well as leaves on the ground – a lot of leaves. This time of year, to help manage the leaf-fall, you will hear the persistent sounds of leaf-blowing equipment around campus. In total, there are 54 pieces of equipment, manned by 32 staff members who diligently corral the fallen leaves. 

Wasted Watts Competition Conserves Energy

The Georgia Tech Residence Hall Association (RHA) in partnership with Students Organizing for Sustainability and Earth Alliance Georgia Tech is sponsoring

Tips & Tricks: How to live “Green”

By Georgia Wang, Contributing Writer, The Technique

Sometimes life moves so fast that it’s easy to forget the consequences of our actions. The most convenient or affordable choice may not always be the most sustainable choice. However, there are lots of little things you can do to make a big difference. These small changes not only benefit the earth, but can benefit you as well. Here are some easy tips and tricks to help you go green without slowing you down.

Use Reusable Shopping Bags