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This is a guide for students at NSCC interested in making the campus more sustainable and in pursuing an environmental career.
Last Updated: May 27, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Environmental Librarian Blog and others

Labels for "trash" bins:

Recycling bin message

 "Way to go!


Saves more $ than landfilling trash

Saves resources

Saves valuable land"

 Recycling: giving second, third, and endless chances.

  • Environmental Librarian  
    This blog was started by the environmental-cycling librarian to help NSCC students that may be interested in a career in environmentalism find national and local organizations that may help them pursue their dream career.
  • C.H.E.F.S  
    Food consumption is a potentially significant Scope 3 source not currently included in many universities’ emissions inventories.
  • The Department of Change
    A Campus Sustainability Blog. Are we making ourselves happy while we are saving the world? And if not, why not?"
  • Earth Times
    This online newspaper aims to provide you with current environmental news coverage and green blogs to give you the background information needed to better understand what can sometimes be enormously complicated and controversial environmental issues.
  • Making Carbon Reduction a Reality
    A ClimatePath blog.
  • Max-R: Recycling that works
    Impact - How you recycle matters.
  • My Plastic Free Life
    Here is a good book to read: Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too.
  • Residence on Earth  
    A sustainability blog by Clara Fang.
  • These Come from Trees Blog  
    Stickers designed to encourage the use of hand blower driers.
  • LGRAB: Life on two wheels blog
    Resources about bike commuting in Nashville, TN.

Climate Politics

  • Foundation for Global Community
    This is a little video about how we are all connected, and we only have this one Earth.
  • It's Laugh Lines Vs. 'Not A Joke'  
    Scientists view climate change as one of the world's most pressing long-term problems. But the issue has barely surfaced in the U.S. presidential race. President Obama has taken steps to address climate change during his time in office. Republican challenger Mitt Romney would not make it a priority in his administration.

Transportation Survey

How do you get to campus?


Bicycle Parking on campus

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


Location of bicycle parking racks?

Where should the bicycle parking be located?


Electric car charging stations

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


Would you be interested in carpooling?


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


Paper recycling

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


Would you be ok with e-mail updates?

If Yes, please email, or the Environmental Biking Librarian (using the Comment box on the right).


The AWAY Project

Environmental Biking Librarian/Mobilist


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

Environmental Science -- BIOL 2115
by Sally Robertson - Last Updated Apr 24, 2015
This guide will help students find resources in environmental sciences, and find out about the environmental student organzation called Green Sleeves. Find out what local and national organizations are out there to help students.
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Environmental Concerns Committee

NSCC faculty and staff committee.


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