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Office of Sustainability

Welcome to Georgia Tech’s

Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability’s mission is to serve as a collaborative partner working toward sustainable and equitable solutions for the Georgia Tech community.

Our sustainability efforts by the numbers

Living Building Challenge in the Southeastern United States

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Scope 2 emissions reductions since 2010

LEED certified buildings across campus

KW of solar energy capacity on campus

STARS score in sustainability-related research

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stormwater reduction via our award-winning 80-acre EcoCommons

Our Commitments

Sustainability Next Plan

“Taking its cues from our strategic plan, Sustainability Next provides our community with a blueprint for an Institute that teaches and embodies sustainability in everything we do…”

President Ángel Cabrera

Climate Action Plan

The development of Georgia Tech’s first Climate Action Plan (CAP) was launched in 2022 and includes stakeholder engagement across faculty, staff, and students.

Living Campus

With more than 400 acres, 15,000 trees, 230 buildings, and 30,000 visitors daily, Infrastructure & Sustainability welcomes creative partnerships with our campus colleagues.

Zero Waste

A goal of Sustainability Next is to reach zero-waste (90% diversion) by 2030 through strategies such as recycling, composting, green waste collection, reuse, sustainable procurement, and green labs.

About Us

The Office of Sustainability is an Office of Infrastructure and Sustainability at Georgia Tech. Meet our team!

2023 Year in Review

The Office of Sustainability is excited to share our year in review. Learn more here.

Upcoming Events

Museum Exhibit: Sustainability in Chaos

Museum Exhibit: Sustainability in Chaos

Until Friday, March 1st, 2024 | 9 AM – 5 PM

Jurors Helen Hiebert and Eileen Wallace invited twenty-nine paper artists to demonstrate their insights as artists in the chaos of today’s life and how they transform chaos into a vision of what is possible. Through the medium of paper with its boundless style, sustainability, and conceptual framework, the featured artists share their responses to chaos and demonstrate how the arts and sustainability can elevate inspiration and leave a lasting impression on communities.

Find out more here.

 

Sustainability Highlights Walking Tour with SOS

Sustainability Highlights Walking Tour with SOS

Monday, March 4st, 2024 | 4 – 5 PM

A tour of sustainability landmarks: the Kendeda rooftop garden, ISYE bird-safe bridge, and Community Garden with Students Organizing for Sustainability (SOS).

Find out more here.

 

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