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2017

FRN Where Does Leftover Dining Hall Food Go?December 18, 2017

Waste is rampant in America, especially food waste. Luckily, at FSU, the Food Recovery Network exists to package up leftover dining hall food and give it to local shelters in the Tallahassee community. Think your campus needs something like this? Just visit foodrecovernetwork.org and start combatting waste today.

City of Tallahassee Solar Farm FSU, City of Tallahassee power up with solar energyDecember 04, 2017

Florida State University has entered into a partnership with the City of Tallahassee that will provide the university with solar energy, making campus even greener.

The City of Tallahassee is putting the finishing touches on the community’s first solar farm as part of the Tallahassee Solar Program, which allows residents and businesses to have all or a portion of their monthly electricity consumption powered by solar energy.

FRN Tabling Market Wednesday Greening Our Community – FSU Students Run a Food Recovery ProgramNovember 16, 2017

Since the fall of 2014, the Food Recovery Network at FSU (FRN) has recovered over twenty-five thousand pounds of food for donation to partner agencies within Tallahassee.

Bird's eye view of sustainability hub solar panels and garden beds Learn, plant and grow at the Seminole Organic GardenNovember 05, 2017

Typical student housing options do not offer college students the opportunity to embrace their green thumb. To remedy that issue, the Florida State University Sustainable Campus organization has opened a new Seminole organic garden, giving students the chance to experience hands-on gardening.

Basil spoon label in garden bed Here's Everything You Need To Know About FSU's Organic GardenOctober 25, 2017

Do you want to utilize your green thumb, but your living arrangement doesn't allow you the space? FSU's Seminole Organic Garden may be the perfect place to let your talents shine.

FSU Sustainability Hub FSU Sustainability Hub celebrates grand openingOctober 24, 2017

Florida State University celebrated the grand opening of the new Sustainability Hub at the Seminole Organic Garden with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 20.

The hub is an outdoor learning center dedicated to educating students about renewable energy sources and promoting sustainable lifestyles. The pavilion-type structure is located behind the FSU Circus and overlooks the Seminole Organic Garden.

Marching chief using eflip phone extension FSU Marching Chiefs Taking Steps Toward Going GreenSeptember 26, 2017

If you attended the FSU vs. NC State football game this past weekend, you may have noticed something different during the Marching Chiefs' halftime performance-- band members using a small device known as the "eFlip".

Man holding solar panel FSU Alumni Give Back: Solar at The Sustainability HubSeptember 20, 2017

Next to the FSU Seminole Organic Garden sits the Sustainability Hub ornamented with newly installed solar panels. The three alumni, Scott Minos, Justin Vandenbroeck, and Chris Diaz, all provided support for the project.

family at football game recycling A guide to turning your tailgating greenAugust 30, 2017

Tallahassee Democrat / Here are a few low-cost, low-effort practical ways to greenify your football-watching festivities, along with some guidance as to what game day party items are and are not recyclable in Leon County.

men installing solar panels FSU installs a dozen solar panels on campusAugust 23, 2017

WCTV / FSU has added a dozen solar panels to its power resources. The panels were installed Friday on top a pavilion located at the Sustainability Hub, which is just behind the circus tent.