Those who appreciate the shade of Tech’s tree canopy amidst the Atlanta skyline have an opportunity to advocate for these plush oxygen sources with the Campus Tree Advisory Committee. The committee, comprised of members representing the diverse audience of those with a stake in Georgia Tech’s campus trees, is now seeking student members.
As the observance of National Bike Month comes to a close at the end of May, campus bicycle enthusiasts will still put one wheel after the other in their work to make Georgia Tech and its surrounding areas more bicycle-friendly.
Georgia Tech loves tradition; among its newest traditions is being named to The Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, an honor the Institute just earned for the fifth consecutive year when it was named to the 2013 list.
It's August on campus, meaning thousands of students will move into campus housing. Learn how to recycle cardboard, as well as about the fall Gameday Recycling Program, in the August issue of The Recycling Buzz.
Read or download the August issue (pdf).
In its sixth annual assessment, SIERRA magazine named Georgia Tech among the nation’s “Coolest Schools,” a salute to U.S. colleges that are helping solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably.
Researchers have discovered yet another way to harvest small amounts of electricity from motion in the world around us – this time by capturing the electrical charge produced when two different kinds of plastic materials rub against one another. Based on flexible polymer materials, this “triboelectric” generator could provide alternating current (AC) from activities such as walking.
Earlier this year, the North Avenue Apartments earned LEED gold certification for its sustainable design. Now, the Atlanta Urban Design Commission (UDC) has honored the facility’s dining hall with an Award of Excellence.
The North Avenue Dining Hall earned the honor for the enhancements its sustainable design elements have brought to the intersection of North Avenue and Centennial Olympic Park Drive/Techwood Drive.
Tim Lieuwen spent five summers with the U.S. Forest Service working and hiking in the wilderness of Alaska and northern Idaho. That experience helped foster an appreciation for the planet's uniqueness that has driven his work as a professor and combustion engineer in Georgia Tech's School of Aerospace Engineering.
Learn about the new look for the Klaus recycling corner, new uses for lemon peels and how many tons of waste Georgia Tech diverted from landfills last year.
Download or read online the June issue (pdf) from the Office of Solid Waste Management and Recycling.