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2021

Seminole Organic Garden sign RADIO: Sustainable Campus adds to Seminole Organic GardenOctober 18, 2021

Florida State University’s Sustainable Campus makes some additions to the Seminole Organic Garden. Sustainable Campus spent an afternoon in the Seminole Organic Garden with partners from Tri-Eagle Sales to plant trees that will build up the food forest, pollinator garden, and fill beds with produce to grow and share.

Students planting in garden VIDEO: Sustainable Campus adds to Seminole Organic GardenOctober 18, 2021

Florida State University's Sustainable Campus makes some additions to the Seminole Organic Garden. Sustainable Campus spent an afternoon in the Seminole Organic Garden with partners from Tri-Eagle Sales to plant trees that will build up the food forest, pollinator garden, and fill beds with produce to grow and share. For more info visit news.fsu.edu.

Students Volunteer At the Seminole Organic Garden Seminole Organic Garden grows thanks to budding partnershipsOctober 18, 2021

Mark Blackwell Thomas Published 1:42 p.m. ET Oct. 18, 2021

Volunteers at Seminole Organic Garden get their hands dirty planting pineapple sage, perennial flowers, mustard greens, dill, mulberry and loquat. (Photo: FSU News)

Thanks to the work of about 40 volunteers, Florida State University’s Seminole Organic Garden grew a little bit larger last week.

Linda Beauport Headshot RADIO: Sustainability FellowsJune 09, 2021

Florida State University News Published 1:12 p.m. ET Jun. 9, 2021

Linda Beauport, Spring 2021 Sustainability Fellow. (Photo: Linda Beauport)

The Sustainability Fellows program provides an opportunity for students of any discipline to participate in furthering sustainability efforts on the FSU campus and in the Tallahassee community. Sustainability Fellows can be selected from any major or field of study. 

Florida State University campus on Thursday, March 31, 2016 FSU’s faculty Senate passes sustainability resolutionJune 02, 2021

Tarah Jean, Deputy News Editor Published 10:33 a.m. ET Jun. 2, 2019

Florida State University campus on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Photo: Tallahassee Democrat)

On April 14, the Florida State University Faculty Senate passed a resolution advocating for the improvement of sustainability at FSU.

Chuck it for Charity Bin Sign VIDEO: FSU’s “Chuck it for Charity” gives new life to old itemsApril 23, 2021

Elizabeth Millner Published 6:24 p.m. ET Apr. 23, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Florida State University’s Chuck it for Charity event is back, giving unwanted items a second chance.

It’s the first time since 2019 that the university has been able to do the event.

People can donate anything from clothes and food to old electronics and furniture at any of the four designated spots on campus.

All unwanted items will be donated to local charitable organizations across the Big Bend. 

Chuck it for Charity Tent RADIO: Chuck it for Charity at Florida StateApril 21, 2021

Florida State University News Published 9:09 a.m. ET Apr. 21, 2021

Chuck it for Charity tent and yard sign. (Photo: FSU Facilities)

Florida State University students are moving out of their respective residence halls, but not everything is headed home with them. What do they do with some of the leftovers? Look no further than Florida State’s Chuck it for Charity program.

Cyclist at FSU FSU named a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American BicyclistsMarch 02, 2021

Kelsey Klopfenstein Published 12:10 p.m. ET Mar. 2, 2021

FSU has been recognized as a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University with an award from the League of American Bicyclists. (FSU Photography Services)

Florida State University has been recognized as a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University with an award from the League of American Bicyclists, the premier grassroots advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling and protecting the rights of people who bike.

Jim Moran New FSU master’s program to focus on sustainabilityJanuary 19, 2021

Mark Blackwell Thomas Published 1:41 p.m. ET Jan., 19, 2021

Officials at the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship say the new program will teach sustainable business practices and good corporate governance. (Photo: FSU News)

Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship is launching a new online major in the Master of Science program this fall to prepare students to help companies meet the demands of today but not at the expense of tomorrow. 

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Willie Wiggins FSU Facilities receives state award for recycling effortsDecember 16, 2020

Kelsey Klopfenstein Published 10:30 a.m. ET Dec. 16, 2020

Willie Wiggins, the assistant director for Waste Management, has been a key player in the success of FSU's recycling program, which was recently honored with a Recycling Champion Award. (FSU Photography Services/Bruce Palmer)

Florida State University was recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the Florida Recycling Partnership as a 2020 Recycling Award winner.