Sustainability Student Organizations

Sustainability Student Organizations

Association of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AEES)

AEES is a student-run organization within the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). We connect undergraduate and graduate students with industry, faculty, and fellow peers through regular lunch meetings, volunteering opportunities, and social events.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE-GT)

ASCE is an organization open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Students in ASCE have the opportunity to learn more about the field of civil and environmental engineering and get recruited for internship and full-time opportunities through weekly corporate lunch meetings.

Association for Sustainable Development (ASI)

Throughout the year, ASI hosts various events and discussions with students and administrators to: (1) advocate for the use of sustainable and responsible investment practices by organizations, offices, and departments at or affiliated with the Georgia Institute of Technology; (2) advance financial investment in climate solutions at the Georgia Institute of Technology; (3) educate the student body at the Georgia Institute of Technology on sustainable finance and fossil fuel divestment.

Beekeeping Club

The purpose of Beekeeping Club is to: (1) care for hives on Georgia Tech’s campus; (2) teach Georgia Tech students the fundamentals of beekeeping and honey bee biology; (3) organize Georgia Tech student participation in beekeeping programs and activities throughout the greater metro Atlanta area; (4) advocate for beekeeping and honeybee causes at the campus, local, and statewide level.

Campus Kitchens

Campus Kitchens is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving sustainability and reducing food waste on campus. We hold multiple weekly volunteering shifts to package leftover dining hall food and also pick up excess food from Greek houses, retail locations, and events on campus. This food, which is normally thrown away, goes to helping food-insecure students on campus through Klemis Kitchen and homeless people in the Atlanta area. 

Cleanup Crew @GT

This club is intended to pick up litter off the ground all around campus on a weekly volunteer basis.


ECO strives to foster environmental, physical, and mental wellness within the School of Architecture design ecosystem by: (1) enhancing and developing recycling practices ; (2) providing education and environmentally responsible alternatives to the materials used within maker spaces; (3) developing educational resources and events for students on green design certifications, green design tools, eco-conscious material resources, and industry leading environmental trends; (4) connecting to the community outside of Georgia Tech to teach and share green design ideas, materials, and knowledge through interactive design activities and talks.

Electrify GT

Electrify GT is a student-led campaign for campus electrification at Georgia Tech. We believe that electrification is the fastest, most effective means for reducing campus greenhouse gas emissions, but the cost savings and public health benefits associated with electrification make this issue critical to long- and short-term campus planning at Georgia Tech. We advocate for a transition to electric equipment, appliances, and vehicles across campus by garnering student support, engaging key stakeholders, and providing research and resources to aid in a responsible transition.

Energy Club GT

The Energy Club is a multidisciplinary club focused on energy education, engineering, and competition. We seek to inspire and prepare the next generation of individuals knowledgeable in the complex energy-related world. We strive to bring together the technology, policy, and business of the energy landscape to better understand its issues and contribute to the dialogue.

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW-GT)

ESW-GT is the Georgia Tech chapter of ESW, a non-profit organization that manages student-run projects promoting environmental, social, and economic sustainable solutions to local, national, and global problems.

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

EWB-GT is a chapter of EWB-USA, a large non-profit humanitarian organization. The goal of this organization is to support community-driven development projects worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects.

Equity in Architecture (EQIA)

Equity in Architecture is an organization within the School of Architecture whose main goal is to promote unity and equity in our profession through three central points: inclusion, identity, and power.


MOVE (Mobilizing Opportunities for Volunteer Experiences) is Georgia Tech’s umbrella organization for a variety of community service and volunteer opportunities. MOVE’s Mission is to strive to motivate and connect the Georgia Tech community to engage in diversified service to better serve our community at large and serve as a resource for other Service Organizations on campus.Our organization consists of 6 committees – Animal Welfare, Education and STEM, Hunger and Homelessness, Medical Assistance, Sustainability, and Special Projects (which combines a variety of needs not met by other committees) – that address various issues within the Georgia Tech and the Greater Atlanta community. 

New Impact Scheller College of Business MBA Chapter

Net Impact believes the business sector is critical in driving positive social and environmental change, but also that a triple bottom line perspective is best for business. Our mission is to provide knowledge, develop skills, host events, and facilitate connections for all our members in their pursuit of this vision. Many of these programs and events are coordinated in partnership with the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ILE).

Organization for Social Activism (OSA)

OSA promotes student-led social activism through volunteer outreach, information sessions, committee socials, networking, and on- and off- campus events.

Outdoor Recreation Georgia Tech (ORGT)

ORGT is a CRC program that has provided high-quality outdoor experiences for Georgia Tech students since 1970! ORGT offers Adventure Trips in several sports, including whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. All trips are led by skilled Georgia Tech students and alumni, and successful participation in an adventure progression could lead you to one day being an ORGT leader as well. ORGT also offers outdoor gear rentals at the Wilderness Outpost.

Scouting @GT

Scouting @GT is Tech’s premier organization dedicated to bringing the scouting spirit to campus! Whether it’s hiking/backpacking, trail cleanups, working with local troops, hosting clinics, service events, high adventure/camping trips, or anything else we get up to, Scouting at Georgia Tech is the place to be for people of any gender and level of scouting experience to find themselves through service and a love for the great outdoors.

Students Organizing for Sustainability

SOS brings sustainability-oriented people together to inspire positive change in our community by hosting various events, such as guest speakers panels and Green Meetings, and allowing students to lead change through their own projects. We also run and maintain the Georgia Tech Community Garden.


Trailblazers is an official student organization of the Georgia Institute of Technology. The purpose of Trailblazers is to increase student and faculty appreciation for the outdoors through trail adventure and exploration. The Trailblazers Executive Committee coordinates trips combining environmental service projects with outdoor recreation to allow participants to build new friendships while serving and learning about the environment.

Veggie Jackets

Veggie Jackets is a student organization for the vegan/vegetarian community at GT. We aim to bring together the veggie community at GT with social events, food, volunteer opportunities, and informative guest speaker events.