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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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Great green news

DeKalb County is conducting Operation Spring Clean Sweep 2018. The county is offering free residential curbside bulky item collection (like furniture, grills, water heaters) every Friday and Saturday through the month of June.  Consult the flier for more info. The Emory Farmers Market Dates for Summer (peaches are in!) are as follows:  June 5 and 19 (Peach […]

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Cox Hall wins 2016 Building Recycling Competition

Photo of Cox Hall

Cox Hall recently won the campus-wide Building Recycling Competition, according to the reigning sustainability employee of the year, Dawn Francis-Chewning. The award was $3,000 that can be put toward sustainable initiatives in the building. Following a successful collaboration to do composting at the Woodruff Library, where Dawn worked with Marc Hardison and Marty Ike to launch the composting […]

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Two significant sustainable projects go live

Photo of a water reclamation building

The WaterHub In the works since 2012, the WaterHub is now open and running at capacity. This unique, on-site, bioengineered water recycling system is more than innovative; it captivates the imagination and shows how determination, collaboration and passion can come together for tremendous success. The building dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony was held April 17 with Ciannat […]

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The Riders of 1762

Photo of an employee's scooter

If you happen to be driving to Emory in the early morning, you might see a pink glow among the tail lights of your fellow commuters. If so, you are probably catching a glimpse of Sandra Harrison (Business and Administration), as she rides the most tricked-out scooter imaginable to work. Sandra’s scooter is a 2009 Vespa […]

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