FSView / Sustainable Campus hosted the 2nd Annual Garden Party to highlight the fantastic work of the volunteers on the garden as well as local organizations like Ripe City. The party also provided free food, information on growing your own veggies and even a friendly chicken that meandered through the garden beds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.