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Sustainability Initiatives to Start at Your CollegeHaving a hard time finding recycling bins on campus? Looking for a smarter way to get rid of food waste? If you’d like to see your school go green, you can make more of an impact than you might think. From community service opportunities to campus recycling programs, there are plenty of ways your college can promote sustainability on campus.To get students thinking green, The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education holds Campus Sustainability Month every year. From campus recycling to more out-of-the-box sustainability projects, we rounded up a few green ideas for your college to limit its environmental impact.What Is Campus Sustainability Month?
October 1st marks the start of Campus Sustainability Month, a period dedicated to encouraging sustainable practices on campus and engaging students in topics that range from renewable energy to recycling.
“Hundreds of higher education institutions celebrate Campus Sustainability Month to inspire students to get involved with sustainability efforts on campus. Each institution decides for itself how it wants to participate, but celebrations typically include a variety of educational events and service projects. This year, many celebrations will include a focus on civic engagement and participation in the November elections.” Julian Dautremont-Smith, Director of Programs, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education