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Vanderbilt Printing Services named ‘greenest group on campus’

Feb. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt Printing Services has been named winner of the 2017 Vanderbilt basketball sustainability competition, laying claim to the title of “greenest group on campus.”

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Third annual Commons Unplugged week celebrates sustainability

Feb. 14, 2017—The third annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week—from Saturday, Feb. 18, to Saturday, Feb. 25—will celebrate sustainability, natural resource conservation and energy conservation through various events focusing on Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.

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Are you the greenest group on campus?

Jan. 4, 2017—The 2017 basketball sustainability competition, presented by Waste Management, Vanderbilt Athletics, and the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office, invites all Vanderbilt groups, teams, departments, classes and campus organizations to compete for the title of “greenest group on campus.”

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Follow these tips to make your holidays greener

Dec. 21, 2016—Want to reduce your impact this holiday season? Here are a few tips from SustainVU’s Holiday Greening Guide to make your holiday a little greener this year.

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Some campus services available during upcoming holidays

Nov. 18, 2016—While most areas of campus will close for the upcoming Thanksgiving and winter holidays, some departments will offer limited service for students and employees who will be on campus during these times.

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Where would you like to see more outdoor recycling containers?

Nov. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office is seeking input on where additional outdoor recycling containers should be located across campus.

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Rooted Community Health Lecture Series to address sustainability, ecology and health

Oct. 28, 2016—Lectures scheduled for November 2016 and January and March 2017 will highlight the intersections of human health and environmental sustainability through the common bond of food.

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Vanderbilt greenhouse gas emissions down 11 percent in one year

Oct. 28, 2016—Vanderbilt's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have dropped 11 percent in one year and 27 percent from their 2008 peak, according to an updated inventory of the university’s GHG emissions release by Vanderbilt Facilities.

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Rooted Community Health wins football ‘Greenest Group on Campus’ award

Oct. 5, 2016—Rooted Community Health has been named winner of the 2016 Vanderbilt Football Sustainability Competition.

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Are you the greenest group on campus?

Aug. 29, 2016—Your group could win a catered VIP tailgate event for 20 people, 20 tickets to the game, an autographed item from Vanderbilt athletics, and on-field recognition at the Vanderbilt vs. Florida football game on Oct. 1.

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Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week Aug. 7–13

Aug. 3, 2016—Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week Aug. 7–13 by visiting the Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Vanderbilt Medical Center Plaza, or by checking out one of the many local farmers’ markets in Nashville.

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Tips for beating the heat: Save energy on campus and at home

Jul. 26, 2016—As the thermostat tops out this summer, don’t let your energy use follow the same trend.

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