Information about the environment and sustainability can be found in various places. People can keep up with the latest topics through governmental bodies such as Congress, news sites such as CNN, or social media outlets such as blogs. There are also a multitude of books that have been published about sustainability and bettering environmental health. Continue reading “Sustainability Reading List”
Fig. 1. A picture of Georgia College’s front campus. Hello, freshmen, and welcome to Georgia College. This article will introduce you to some of the interesting opportunities available at Georgia College. For starters, this blog is a part of the outreach efforts of the Sustainability Office which helps to make the campus a greener placeContinue reading “Welcome to Georgia College, Class of 2021!”
The summer is now in full swing and the Georgia College Office of Sustainability is still open and providing services to the Georgia College community. The Office of Sustainability is delivering news and information through this blog but, it also responsible for monitoring and educating the community on sustainable behaviors. Even though it is summer,Continue reading “Recycling During the Summer”
Happy World Environment Day to all our readers! World Environment Day is an annual holiday that falls on the fifth day of June every year. The holiday first started in 1974 after the UN General Assembly declared that June 5th would be World Environment Day. This day has now become a viral sensation throughout theContinue reading “Environmental Holidays”
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”
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”
This is the second edition of the GC Green Monthly Newsletter! Read about our Sustainability Fee Program Symposium with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, EarthFest 2017, and more!
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In March of 2015, a group of four from Georgia College participated in the Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center Alternative Spring Break program. While there, they were joined by students from the University of Tennessee and the University of Connecticut. Due to their positive feedback, Chief Sustainability Officer Lori Strawder, student Ashlie Adamson, and IContinue reading “Narrow Ridge: An Alternative Spring Break Experience”
Welcome to our very first edition of the GC Green Monthly Newsletter! Read about Herty Hall going solar, Narrow Ridge Alternative Spring Break Trip, and much more!