Students, faculty, and staff have an opportunity to be part of Georgia Tech’s “Green Buzz.” Whether you choose to carpool or recycle your office paper, Georgia Tech supports involvement in green efforts.
Many campus leaders have already forged a path to involvement, and you can join them in creating a greener, more sustainable campus. Below are many extracurricular opportunities. For information about research opportunities, visit our Research page.
If you are already involved in environmental sustainability efforts, we want to hear from you. Please e-mail your information about classes, programs, research, activities, events, and efforts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about sustainability opportunities, resources, and support from the Office of Campus Sustainability.
Student Organizations/Involvement Opportunities:
Organizes trips during school holidays open to the whole student body. Works in partnership with staff in the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement.
Group of students, faculty, and staff who advocate for and organize improvements to campus bike infrastructure, such as bike racks, lanes, and facilities.
Service and leadership organization, sponsored by Kiwanis International, that organizes volunteer projects in the community. Also has opportunities for awards and scholarships.
Hosts events for learning and networking related to energy. Events are open to and attended by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and industry professionals.
Promotes engineering that fosters environmental, social, and economic sustainability to develop sustainable solutions for local, regional, and national problems.
Plan, design, and implement sustainable technology solutions.
Student organization that emphasizes social entrepreneurship. Hosts an annual career fair, networking events, and other opportunities for students to learn about social enterprise. Also serves as an undergraduate chapter of Net Impact.
Tech hosts a two-day conference for high school students on campus every year. Tech students help organize and host the event, educating high schoolers on numerous international issues, including those of sustainability.
Student team that competes in the Formula Hybrid International Competition.
Organizes environmentally-oriented service opportunities for Tech students including landscaping, park cleanup, and construction.
Offers programs and trips throughout the year for students to get outdoors and gain leadership experience. Also rents equipment for personal trips to all students at the Campus Recreation Center.
Competition club that explores alternative energy design.
Collaboration with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition that offers free bike maintenance and low-cost used bikes to the Tech community.
Promotes appreciation for trail adventure and exploration, motivating participants to work towards enhancing and conserving the trail network that exists across the country.
The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business hosts guest speakers on a monthly basis.
Celebration takes place annually on the Georgia Tech campus.
The Office of Solid Waste Management and Recycling oversees an award-winning recycling program in conjunction with football season.
Ideas to Serve is for current Tech students or recent alumni who have an early-stage product or service idea that is geared toward creating a better world.
Annual one-day service event drawing the Tech community together to improve the metro Atlanta area and inspire a passion for community service.
Annual day of service in which Georgia Tech students, alumni, faculty, and staff unite to beautify the campus and surrounding community.
Carpool matching, bike pools, and metro transit are all options for the Tech community.
Car sharing service that offers hourly rentals to run errands or make short trips for those without a car on campus.
Online resource for all things bicycle-related at Georgia Tech, organized by the Bicycle Infrastructure Improvement Committee (BIIC).