Get Involved

Sustainability performance is measured by the triple bottom line accounting framework of people (social), planet, and profit. Companies track their success in the social sphere through key indicators such as volunteer hours completed, money donated, and people reached. You can increase your own social sustainability performance by getting involved. You can get involved by volunteeringContinue reading “Get Involved”

Sustainability Must Watch

To complement our sustainability reading list, we’ve found a variety of movies that provide insight and viewpoints on many sustainability and environmental issues. These movies can be checked out from the Georgia College library or your local library, or can be streamed on Netflix or Amazon. Fig. 1. Ina Dillard Russel library’s DVD collection whichContinue reading “Sustainability Must Watch”

I Can’t Believe That’s Recyclable

In the United States, people recycled over 60% of the paper they used in 2014, over 9% of plastics in 2013, and about 26% of the glass used in 2014 according to the Environmental Protection Agency. While this shows that people usually recycle certain materials, there are many other materials that can be recycled asContinue reading “I Can’t Believe That’s Recyclable”