Author Archives: Dawn Francis-Chewning

March sustainability moment

March is coming in like a lion and will hopefully go out like a lamb – going greener the whole way! Zero Waste Initiative Emory has set these laudably ambitious sustainability goals:  all events must be zero waste by 2020 (yes, next year), and by 2025 – compost, recycle or reuse at least 95% of […]

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Green Notes for February 2019

February is Water Awareness Month. There are a number of exciting opportunities to learn more about by touring the Recycling Center and Water Hub, tasting at the Symposium, enjoying the Farmer’s Market, and getting ready for spring by placing your order with Oxford Farms for weekly produce. Monday, February 18 (12:00-1:00 pm) AND Friday, March […]

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Introducing the One Button Studio

Imagine recording a quality HD video at the touch of a single button. Imagine no more! Academic Technology Services (ATS) is happy to present its latest reservable space to facilitate just such a straightforward, self-service recording experience: the One Button Studio. The One Button Studio is a simplified video recording setup that can be used […]

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News from the Employee Council: Fall 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters logo

In October, Zach Nikonovich-Kahn gave us a presentation about the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.  It’s a commitment that can be a positive, transformative opportunity for both “the big and the little.” There is an orientation, an application, an interview, training and then a match meeting. The intention is for this relationship to […]

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Green IT update

Emory Point is holding an unwanted item recycling event on Friday, November 9, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Green Space by The General Muir. Mark your calendars and get ready to recycle. Details of what can be recycled are: Residential materials only. No contractor or commercial waste Clothing: Gently worn clothing, shoes, and […]

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October is “energy awareness” month at Emory

The green "swish"

The Office of Sustainability Initiatives, in conjunction with Campus Services, has been keeping track of energy usage for most buildings on campus. Here are some of our buildings and how we stack up – know that we have much to be proud of. Congratulations for all your efforts on so many fronts over time that […]

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Green IT corner

Recycling flyer

Here’s some good news for some hard to recycle items: DeKalb County is sponsoring its Annual Household Hazard Waste Event on Saturday, October 20, from 8 am to 12 noon. Note that proof of DeKalb County residency is required, as this is open only to DeKalb residents. Please review the flier or call the Sanitation Division at 404-294-2900 with […]

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