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2016

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.

reCycle Bike Program FSU’s Sustainable Campus Recycle Bike Program - PodcastSeptember 09, 2015

Florida State University’s campus is adorned with exquisite fountains and statutes, includes several gardens, and the architectural diversity as well as the canopy oak covered Legacy walk are part of the character of FSU, but are often overlooked rushing to class, meetings, and trying to find a parking space.

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.

2014

Bikes Leaning Up Against a Tree and Sunlight Shining on Them FSU Bike Program Makes Student Life More SustainableDecember 04, 2014

Rails to Trails / The biggest success of the program is the fact that less students drive to campus. Our program offers students the choice to live more sustainably and healthy. Once they make that choice to not drive a car, they are making an impact on our campus and on our world.