Dec. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt Athletics, the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office and Waste Management, Inc. are looking for the greenest group on campus during this year’s basketball athletics sustainability competition.
Dec. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environment Management Office offers 12 steps that everyone can take to make the season a little greener.
Dec. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) has added six new glass recycling locations to the main campus this semester, bringing the total number to eight.
Oct. 1, 2014—The NSF has awarded a pair of grants to Vanderbilt researchers for the study of local water conservation policies across the nation and the role of litigation in social activism, respectively.
Sep. 18, 2014—The new Warren and Moore Colleges, which include the Kissam Center, has received a LEED Gold certification.
Jul. 15, 2014—Two massive natural gas boilers were installed at the Vanderbilt Power Plant July 12 as part of the university’s ongoing effort to convert the co-generation facility completely to natural gas.
Jul. 7, 2014—Vanderbilt’s waste and recycling vendor, Waste Management, has launched a new fleet of natural gas-powered trash collection vehicles that will reduce both air and noise pollution on campus.
Jun. 30, 2014—As temperatures climb into the 90s and higher this summer, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to do their part to reduce energy consumption on campus and at the medical center.