October Green Bag- GC Recycling Plan

For the October 2014 Green Bag Sustainability Discussion Series, Dr. Doug Oetter, Professor of Geography, delivered a short history of recycling materials at Georgia College and led a group conversation about how to improve our recycling rate. Recycling at GC goes back at least to 1990, when a campus-wide paper recycling program was initiated byContinue reading “October Green Bag- GC Recycling Plan”

Green Bag Discussion Series- A Monthly Lunch & Learn on Sustainability

The Sustainability Council launched the Green Bag Discussion Series today, featuring Associate Director for Sustainability Lori Strawder, who presented the newly-approved Campus Sustainability Plan.  The discussion series is a monthly lunch & learn meeting, on the first Monday or Tuesday of the month, to help explain and explore sustainability topics on campus.  Upcoming events willContinue reading “Green Bag Discussion Series- A Monthly Lunch & Learn on Sustainability”

America Recycles Day

The Environmental Science Club and Sustainability Council are hosting a table FOUR days this week (Tue-Fri, 10-2) for America Recycles Day (15 November)!! We will have a lot of things to pass out and inform, including buttons, stickers, bookmarks, magnets, pencils, and information. Several recycling bins will be raffled away to students who can passContinue reading “America Recycles Day”

Get Ready to Recycle, America!

The Environmental Science Club and Sustainability Council are hosting a table FOUR days this week (Tue-Fri, 10-2) for America Recycles Day (15 November)!!  We will have a lot of things to pass out and inform, including buttons, stickers, bookmarks, magnets, pencils, and information.   Several recycling bins will be raffled away to students who can passContinue reading “Get Ready to Recycle, America!”

E-recycle at Digital Bridges!

The Materials WorkGroup had a very successful meeting Monday 4 Feb 13 with Environmental Health and Occupational Safety coordinator Shea Groebner and Digital Bridges Information Systems Specialist Daniel Pittman. It looks like we are much closer to implementing an electronics recycling program than we had imagined. Currently, you may take your used computers, devices, phones,Continue reading “E-recycle at Digital Bridges!”

Single-stream Recycling

Beginning now, the GC recycling program is accepting single-stream recycling!  This means that you can mix your newspaper, mixed paper, aluminum cans, steel cans, and plastics #1 and #2 in the same bag to drop off at the recycling centers! Blue bins are being converted to two separate collections: one for mixed paper/newspaper, and anotherContinue reading “Single-stream Recycling”