Welcome to Nashville State Community College
Help make NSCC more sustainable and find out about environmental careers.
Meetings and Events
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014: Healthy and Sustainable Living MOOC 2014 The first annual Healthy and Sustainable Living MOOC will start on September 1, 2014 on WizIQ
Thursday, Jan 15, 2015: I MOVE because... Read why people choose active transportation to get to work. By Walk/Bike Nashville.
Sunday, Feb 1, 2015 to Saturday, Mar 28, 2015: Recycle Mania TournamentContest among campuses across the nation to see who can recycle the most.
Thursday, Apr 2, 2015: Food Recovery Network FellowshipsApply by April 2, 2015
Thursday, Apr 9, 2015: Greenways of Nashville EventsCheck out the green ways events in Nashville.
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015: RechargeTVA -- solar/wind/efficiencyTVA public meeting -- 7 - 8:30 pm
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (Kirkland Calhoun Room) 2100 West End Ave., Nashville.
What to wear: White dress shirt.
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015: Just eat it: a food waste story. 9 pm (msnbc)Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they
Monday, Jul 20, 2015 to Thursday, Jul 23, 2015: EnergyPath 2015 Each year Sustainable Energy Fund and the Energypath program sponsors offer more than 150 scholarships to secondary educators, professors and college students.
Environmental Librarian Blog and others
Labels for "trash" bins:
Recycling bin message
"Way to go!
Saves more $ than landfilling trash
Saves valuable land"
Recycling: giving second, third, and endless chances.
The AWAY Project
"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
- Last Updated Mar 17, 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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Comments about the Transportation Survey.
We would like to here your ideas on how to made NSCC a more sustainable campus.
Environmental Concerns Committee
NSCC faculty and staff committee.