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Sustainable NSCC Students: Green Sleeves

This is a guide for students at NSCC interested in making the campus more sustainable and in pursuing an environmental career.

Environmental Biking Librarian/Mobilist

Sally Robertson
Contact:
Mayfield Library
120 White Bridge Rd., Nashville, TN 37205
615-353-3270
Website / Blog Page
Subjects:History

Transportation Survey

How do you get to campus?

Transportation Survey
Bicycle: 2 votes (11.11%)
Walk: 0 votes (0%)
Bus: 3 votes (16.67%)
Electric vehicle: 1 votes (5.56%)
Gasoline Car (SOV): 12 votes (66.67%)
Ride Share: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 18

Bicycle Parking on campus

Do you know where the bicycle parking racks are on campus?

Bicycle Parking on campus
Yes: 10 votes (62.5%)
No: 6 votes (37.5%)
Total Votes: 16

Location of bicycle parking racks?

Where should the bicycle parking be located?

Location of bicycle parking racks?
Next to the buildings: 8 votes (61.54%)
Under cover: 3 votes (23.08%)
In the car parking lot: 2 votes (15.38%)
Total Votes: 13

Would you be interested in carpooling?

Would you be interested in carpooling?
Yes: 7 votes (53.85%)
No: 6 votes (46.15%)
Total Votes: 13

Paper recycling

Would you recycle paper if there were bins on campus for students to use?

Paper recycling
Yes: 10 votes (90.91%)
No: 1 votes (9.09%)
Total Votes: 11

Electric car charging stations

Would you like to see electric vehicle charging stations on campus?

Electric car charging stations
Yes: 9 votes (75%)
No: 3 votes (25%)
Total Votes: 12

How often do you recycle plastic bottles/cans on campus?

How often do you recycle plastic bottles/cans on campus?
I always look for a recycling container to recycle my bottles and cans in.: 9 votes (75%)
I sometimes look for a recycling container to recycle my bottles and cans in.: 0 votes (0%)
I never look for a recycling container to recycle my bottles and cans in.: 2 votes (16.67%)
I throw trash wherever I find any kind of trash can: 0 votes (0%)
I throw it on the ground. It's not my problem.: 1 votes (8.33%)
Total Votes: 12

Would you be ok with e-mail updates?

If Yes, please email jessica.rabb@nscc.edu, or the Environmental Biking Librarian (using the Comment box on the right).

Would you be ok with e-mail updates?
Yes: 7 votes (70%)
No: 3 votes (30%)
Total Votes: 10

Environmental Librarian Blog and others

Labels for "trash" bins:

Recycling bin message

 "Way to go!

 Recycling

Saves more $ than landfilling trash

Saves resources

Saves valuable land"

 Recycling: giving second, third, and endless chances.

Climate Politics

The AWAY Project

Environmental quotations

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."
- Dr. Seuss, "The Lorax"

"The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard."
- Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin, co-founder of Earth Day

If it can't be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, composted or recycled then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production.
- Berkeley Ecology Center

Environment Science

Green Sleeves documents

Environmental Concerns Committee

NSCC faculty and staff committee.

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