News

2016

Sustainable Campus Past Program Coordinator with Students and Recyclables Clear Bag Policy Implemented for FSU Games at Doak CampbellSeptember 07, 2016

Tallahassee Democrat / Set to begin its 12th year, the Garnet and Gold Goes Green recycling program has collected 162 tons of recyclable materials.

Three People with Bikes FSU ReCycle Bike Program Holds Bike Safety ClassAugust 27, 2016

FSView / The Florida State University reCycle Bike Program recently teamed with the Florida State Police Department to create and present a set of guidelines promoting bike safety and biker awareness on and off campus.

Person Watering Plants in Garden Earth Day: Garden Party Promotes Sustaining CampusApril 22, 2016

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.

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.