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2016

Students with Chuck It for Charity Donations Florida TaxWatch Honors FSU's Chuck It for Charity ProjectApril 15, 2016

Tallahassee Democrat / Chuck it for Charity impressed the panel of judges with its track record of saving FSU money in staff time, tipping fees and fuel saved in trips to the landfill by salvaging over 87 tons of left behind items or materials no longer needed on campus.

Girl Holding World Water Day Frame with Bottles Take Back the Tap event promotes sustainabilityApril 06, 2016

FSView / Students gathered in the green, playing games like a water-sustainability version of Jenga and spinning a wheel that dealt them a fact about the environmental impact of the mistreatment of bodies of water through pollution and ecosystem decay.

Sustainability Office with Bikes Think Sustainability in the Workplace This YearJanuary 25, 2016

Tallahassee Democrat / The Green Office Certification program, or Green Office for short, acts as a framework for implementing sustainable practices in FSU’s workplace environments. Currently, 27 FSU offices participate in the Green Office program and over 2,000 people have been reached by a variety of Green Office initiatives.

2015

Black Dog in Bicycle Basket FSU to Enforce Bicycle Traffic Laws, Improve SafetyOctober 06, 2015

FSView / Florida State offers a friendly environment for bicyclists. There are bicycle repair stations located outside of the Leach Center and the Oglesby Union along with bike racks located outside of almost every building.

Students Recycling at FSU Tailgate Tailgating Goes Green at FSUJuly 16, 2015

FSView / These students are a part of the Garnet and Gold Goes Green (G4) recycling program, a sustainability initiative that was created to decrease the amounts of litter and trash left around Doak Campbell Stadium, during and after home football games.

Person Pulling Plants from the Garden FSU Students Learn How to Grow Their Own FoodMay 25, 2015

WTXL / The FSU sustainable campus group is working across lines of division to grow community based food systems that work for everyone. Monday, the group hosted a workshop, teaching students how to grow their own food.

TBTT Holding T-shirts 'Take Back the Tap' Strives for a Bottle-Free CampusMarch 25, 2015

FSView / The answer is simple – reduce the sale and distribution of plastics, especially plastic water bottles. "Take Back the Tap", a student-run advocacy organization is aiming to do just this.

Girl in Front of Fountain Graduate Student Emily Schneider-Green Promotes Local SustainabilityFebruary 26, 2015

FSView / Emily Schneider-Green, is currently combining her writing skills with her passion for the environment while producing content about sustainability in the Tallahassee area.

Food Recovery Network Students Next to Car with Donated Food FSU's Food Recovery Network Aims to Make Campus More SustainableFebruary 24, 2015

FSView / The Food Recovery Network is a nationwide organization that is dedicated to "fighting food waste and feeding people." Their purpose is to unite students on college campuses to help recover and donate unsold food to hungry Americans within their communities.

Two People Fixing a Bike ReCycle Program Rents Bikes to Students for Low FeeJanuary 15, 2015

FSView / By offering students a cheap transportation alternative to cars, the ReCycle Bike Program hopes to spread eco-friendliness and alleviate the congestion of on-campus parking garages during class rush hour.