Recycling & Upcycling

Alumin8 bins will be place around the campus for students to donate.

Alumin8 bins will be placed around UNL's campus for students to donate. (Photo courtesy of Alumin8)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Alumin8, an organization founded by students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is working to repurpose aluminum cans and donate the repurposed objects to local shelters.
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
The George Washington University
Pittsburgh Aquaponics is a University of Pittsburgh-based project that aims to showcase the power of aquaponics in downtown Pittsburgh.
Sustainable home decor saves ecosystems
Sustainable home decor saves ecosystems
The George Washington University
Bambeco is a sustainable home goods and furniture store that is saving the environment one purchase at a time.
True2o, a True Solution
True2o, a True Solution
The George Washington University
True2o is a creative solution to those of us that dream of owning water bottles but can't quite follow through.
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
The University of Mississippi
Learn more about the community education initiative that encourages recycling while tailgating.

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

American University
At Sierra Club D.C.'s screening of "The True Cost," American University students learned about the environmental and social impact of the fashion industry. 
The George Washington University
Around the globe, green leaders, students, professors, workers in government, and everyday citizens alike united for a one-day conference to develop and evolve inventive solutions to pressing environmental issues.
(Photo by Anders Lagerås/Wikimedia Commons)
American University School of Communication
Every fall, pumpkins are a major source of food waste. Here is how you can put your jack-o'-lantern to good use this Halloween.

Do you really need that decoration in your drink? Or the straw, for that matter? It's OK to pass on these extras. (Alpha du centaure/Creative Commons)

GWU
I've found not many college students know the basics of living more sustainably and cheaply. Here are a few ideas students can use to change up their daily routine to be more gentle to our earth. 
Greening The Music Industry
The George Washington University School of Business
While waiting in line outside your favorite venue, you may not be thinking about what it’s taken to make that show happen. If you look at the top 100 tours of 2015, fans traveled about 240 million miles, emitting 58,000 metric tons of CO2.

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