Summer Sustainability

Summer is an excellent time for relaxation, travel, and recycling. While most of our readers are currently off-campus, recycling and sustainability can happen anywhere. You can have fun, relax, and make a positive impact on the environment. No matter what activities your summer vacation involves, you can easily introduce sustainability into them. Relaxation The summerContinue reading “Summer Sustainability”

2017 Maldonado Environmental Hero Award

Colin A. Maldonado graduated from Georgia College in 2013, with a major in environmental science and a minor in geology. While on campus, he was very active, having served as President of the Environmental Science Club, as a leader at the GC Wellness and Recreation Center climbing wall, and as a member of the BikeContinue reading “2017 Maldonado Environmental Hero Award”

Responsible Recycling

One of the first and most forward-facing sustainability initiatives the public will notice about your organization will be your recycling program. Many factors must work together in order for your efforts to be successful. A vendor to collect the materials, easily recognizable and accessible recycling receptacles, and committed staff are just a few components ofContinue reading “Responsible Recycling”

2017 Dodge the Dump

The final week of classes are an exciting and busy time at Georgia College, especially for our students. They are conquering their finals, signing up for summer classes, lining up jobs, and, of-course, moving out of their dorm rooms. Unfortunately, the move-out process generates a lot of waste; and not all of it is trash.Continue reading “2017 Dodge the Dump”

Earth Week Snapchat Takeover

In honor of Earth Week 2017, the Office of Sustainability took over the Georgia College Snapchat (@georgiacollege). Throughout the week, followers were able to virtually meet the staff of the Office of Sustainability, tour the composting site and West Campus Garden, and learn what can and cannot be recycled on campus. The Snapchat was updated to show allContinue reading “Earth Week Snapchat Takeover”