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Help make NSCC more sustainable and find out about environmental careers.
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.
Meetings and Events
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
Friday, Nov 7, 2014 to Saturday, Nov 22, 2014: Plant Native Trees on Richland Creek November 7, 1-4PM, 331 54th Ave North, Sylvan Park
November 8 and 15, 9:30AM-12:30PM, 730 Hite Street, Nations
November 22, 12-4PM, 803 Lynnwood Blvd. Belle Meade
Thursday, Nov 20, 2014: Bike/Walk to Work DayA monthly bicycle ride to promote and enjoy bicycle commuting. The ride rotates through a different neighborhood each month.
Monday, Dec 1, 2014: How to win at the game of college Science Student Association's Lunch and Lecture Series. Dr. Ryan Otter, Biology professor, MTSU.
Pizza lunch 12:00 noon; lecture 12:30.
Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014: Green Sleeves table and sticker give-away12:30 -- Please take the Survey on the link.
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.
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, May 14, 2015 to Monday, May 18, 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 Nov 17, 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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Environmental Concerns Committee
NSCC faculty and staff committee.