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Member Spotlight: Andrew Muir, University of Maryland

The Member Spotlight celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability at their campuses and in their surrounding communities. Andrew Muir, a Maryland native who always found inspiration from the beauty of the Severn River, became involved in higher education when he started with the University of Maryland (UMD) in 2010. Working in the […]

Member Spotlight: Carrie Schuster, SCA Tissue

The Member Spotlight celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability at their campuses and in their surrounding communities. SCA Tissue’s Marketing Manager for Sustainability and Hygiene, Carrie Schuster, grew up in the country spending her days getting her hands dirty in her family’s garden. Her appreciation for the outdoors showed her not only […]

Member Spotlight: Ciannat Howett, Emory University

The Member Spotlight celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability at their campuses and in their surrounding communities. Ciannat Howett transitioned her interest and 15-year legal career in social justice and sustainability to improve Emory University’s campus and the surrounding community in 2006 when she became the institution’s first Director of Sustainability Initiatives. […]

Campus Recycling: Six Lessons from a Gas Station

Many times, students push corporate professionals to do more and think outside the box, as they did in my last guest post Students Help Local Utility Embrace Electric Vehicles. Sometimes, campuses can benefit from the time and money that for-profit companies have invested in testing sustainability solutions in the marketplace. In coaching campus sustainability clubs, […]

Member Spotlight: Dale McIntyre, Pharos Systems International

The Member Spotlight celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability at their campuses and in their surrounding communities. Dale McIntyre is Vice President, Marketing and Sustainability at Pharos Systems International, an enterprise print solutions provider headquartered in Rochester, New York. Mr. McIntyre provides leadership for all marketing activities and most recently led the […]

Member Spotlight: Sam Hummel, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

Last fall, AASHE partnered with the Green Products Roundtable (GPR) on a pilot project that examined the impacts associated with an average higher education institution’s spending. One of the project’s goals was to produce insights into how the thirteen procurement-related credits in STARS could be enhanced. That goal was accomplished when GPR submitted twenty pages […]

Member Spotlight: Herb Sharpe, Waste Management

Judy Walton, AASHE’s Chief Publications Officer, recently interviewed Herb Sharpe, Corporate Director of Education and Health Care Solutions at Waste Management, an AASHE Business Leader Member. Herb is responsible for leading a team of sales and sustainability professionals to drive value and provide sustainable solutions to Waste Management’s customers. He joined Waste Management in the […]

Member Spotlight: Nurit Katz, University of California, Los Angeles

Nurit Katz, UCLA’s first Chief Sustainability Officer, sat down recently with Judy Walton, AASHE’s chief publications officer, to discuss Nurit’s work on campus and involvement in the AASHE 2012 conference. Nurit also serves on AASHE’s STARS Steering Committee and is an instructor for UCLA Extension’s Global Sustainability Certificate Program. While a graduate student, Nurit founded […]