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Volunteers Needed for the 2013 NCAA Men’s Final Four Tournament in Atlanta

This year, Georgia Tech serves as host school for the 75th celebration of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship being held in Atlanta. Nearly 2,000 volunteers are needed during the Final Four and at ancillary and community events, including at a tree planting.

Computing Students Develop 'Bin There' Recycling App

This semester, a group of students in the College of Comuting worked with Tech's Office of Solid Waste Management and Recycling (OSWM&R) to develop a recycling app for Georgia Tech. Kyle Kukshtel, Madhura Bhave and Clay Garrett created “Bin There” as part of their senior design course Computing for Good. 

 

Tell us about the project you are working on and what the goals are. 

Booth Registration Open for 2013 Earth Day

The 2013 Earth Day celebration planning is already underway, and registration is now open for organizations and companies to sign up for booths.

Participants should focus their efforts on the theme "TECH for a Greener Future" and can request a booth slot at www.earthday.gatech.edu/registration.html. The event will take place Friday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Design Earth Day T-Shirt, Win $500

Georgia Tech's 2013 Earth Day Celebration will take place on Friday, April 19, and you could design this year's T-shirt.

Design the artwork for the 16th annual celebration, and the winning design will be featured on the annual Earth Day T-shirt and other materials. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and retirees are all invited to participate. Visit the Earth Day website for more information. The deadline to submit an entry is Monday, Nov. 12.

Recycle Cardboard during Fall Move-in

It's August on campus, meaning thousands of students will move into campus housing. Learn how to recycle cardboard, as well as about the fall Gameday Recycling Program, in the August issue of The Recycling Buzz.

Read or download the August issue (pdf).

GT Named to Annual Top 10 "Cool Schools" List

In its sixth annual assessment, SIERRA magazine named Georgia Tech among the nation’s “Coolest Schools,” a salute to U.S. colleges that are helping solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably.

Donate Items for Earth Day Events

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:

When Students Move Out, Recycling Moves In

Each semester, thousands of students move out of Georgia Tech's residence halls leaving behind an amazing assortment of used books, clothing, food, electronics, appliances and furniture. Since 1997, the Georgia Tech Recycling program has collected these student donations in an effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Cindy Jackson, the Recycling Program manager, said the purpose of the student move-out collection is to "divert

Georgia Tech Recycling Program Wins National Award

The Georgia Institute of Technology today received the 2008 American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) College and University Recycling Award. AF&PA's awards program recognizes outstanding school, business, and community recycling efforts.

Today's awards were presented during the industry's 131st Annual Paper Week, where it was also announced that a record 56 percent of the paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2007.

Game Day Recycling Surpasses Ten Ton Milestone

The hard work of Georgia Tech fans has resulted in a record-breaking season off the field. The Georgia Tech game day recycling program has exceed their goal to recycle over ten tons of waste by the end of the football season. Georgia Tech fans and game day recycling volunteers worked hard to exceed the goal.