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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.
Meetings and Events
Friday, Apr 11, 2014: Apply for C2C Fellows C2C Fellows is designed for young people who want to change the world by the time they are thirty.
Friday, Apr 25, 2014 to Sunday, Apr 27, 2014: C2C Fellows: Sustainability Leadership WorkshopsFor current students and young professionals who want high-impact careers in sustainable business and politics.
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
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014: Celebrating sustainability in higher education: Campus Sustainability Day Over 70 campuses have registered events ranging from local food potlucks to film screenings to panel discussions. You and your campus community can join a live, interactive Keynote Broadcast, featuring Geoffrey Chase, Julie Elzanati, Debera Johnson, Neil
Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014: Meeting -- 12:30, S-108 In S-108 at 12:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. Bring your own lunch in a "green" container. This is Campus Sustainability Day!
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014: America Recycles DayBrought to you by Keep America Beautiful. I recycle, do you?
Sunday, Nov 16, 2014: Nashville Clean Air 5K Run, 2 pm, Shelby ParkPresented by Climate Nashville, a coalition of faith-based, social justice, environmental and business organizations leading the focal charge to move our region beyond fossil fuels.
Friday, Dec 5, 2014 to Sunday, Dec 7, 2014: C2C Fellows sustainability leadership training, weekend workshop at Bard College Join C2C to learn the leadership skills necessary to succeed: how to develop a vision; know what you’re good at; tell your story; raise money; and build your network. The cost of the weekend trainings, including food and lodging, is $30.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 to Sunday, May 17, 2015: Tennessee Bike SummitIn Knoxville in 2015. Learn about best practices for advancing cycling in Tennessee.
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 Oct 1, 2014
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.
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Environmental Concerns Committee
NSCC faculty and staff committee.