Jun. 29, 2017—Let the fireworks be the only thing lighting up the sky this holiday weekend! Don’t forget to power down before you leave the office for the long weekend or your home for any extended period this summer, especially with hot temperatures.
Mar. 14, 2017—Starting March 17, recycling on campus will begin switching over to dual-stream recycling, with plastic and aluminum combined in one container.
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.
Feb. 9, 2017—Two Vanderbilt professors have won the $10,000 Morrison Prize for their article on sustainability.
Feb. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers who “MacGyvered” high-performance batteries from junkyard scraps are featured in a new webpage on energy research created by the Association of American Universities.
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.”
Oct. 31, 2016—A series of working groups comprising students, faculty and staff is launching at the Wond’ry, the university’s new innovation center, to generate recommendations about the future of transportation on the Vanderbilt campus.
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.
Oct. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt community members who are going to be away from their residence hall, office or home for an extended period of time over fall break should remember to power down before they leave. Doing so is a great way to reduce energy consumption and its impact on the environment.
Oct. 5, 2016—Rooted Community Health has been named winner of the 2016 Vanderbilt Football Sustainability Competition.
Aug. 8, 2016—Researchers from Vanderbilt University have developed porous polymer-fiber electrodes that may make fuel cells more powerful.