In 2019, the Krone Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB) and Petit Biotechnology Buildings received a mini-grant from the Work Green program to pilot a Styrofoam recycling effort at Georgia Tech. Working with Georgia Tech’s Office of Solid Waste Management & Recycling (OSWM&R), Campus Sustainability, Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), building management and custodial teams within Krone EBB and the Petit Biotechnology Building, and the Bioengineering and Bioscience Unified Graduate Students organization (BBUGS), led the effort focusing on two buildings representative of bi
Submitted by sneville3 on January 10, 2020 - 10:44am
Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. On October 21st, Georgia Tech contributed to this celebration by hosting its own Campus Sustainability Week. During the week, several campus events raised awareness of and celebrated sustainability initiatives at Georgia Tech. This included an event commemorating the opening of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
Submitted by sneville3 on November 5, 2019 - 9:02am
Holy Crop! How Chemical Fertilizers Endanger Fish and Pose Challenges to Engineers
By: Sonja Brankovic
When many of us hear the phrase “water pollution,” we may imagine a large factory pipe spewing sewage into a hapless lake. The crisis in Flint, Michigan comes to mind, where the city routed corrosive Flint River water into aging pipes – officials failed to test the water, and lead leached out of the pipes poisoning thousands of the people.
In preparation of Georgia Tech's 2019 Earth Day Festival, students, staff, and faculty were asked to submit articles about what Earth Day means to them. Interested in submitting an article? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org