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Life Phase Series: ‘Greening Your Home and Personal Life’

Oct. 18, 2018—Chelsea Hamilton, outreach coordinator for the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office, will present “Greening Your Home and Personal Life” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Medical Center North, Room C2209.

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Remember to power down before the holiday

Jul. 2, 2018—Don’t forget to power down before leaving the office or home for the holiday week, especially with the hot temperatures.

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FutureVU releases comprehensive vision for development of campus

May. 16, 2018—A holistic vision for the physical development of campus over the next 20 to 30 years is now available on the FutureVU website.

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Donation, recycling options expanded for Earth Friendly Move-Out

Apr. 27, 2018—Just in time for student Move-Out and spring cleaning of offices, donation and recycling locations on campus will be expanded until May 12.

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BlueSky energy visioning session lays foundation for carbon footprint reduction

Apr. 4, 2018—Nearly 50 people attended Vanderbilt's first BlueSky visioning session March 26-27 to generate bold and creative approaches for reducing the university's carbon footprint.

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Campus Dining named Greenest Group on Campus

Mar. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt Campus Dining was named the winner of the 2018 Vanderbilt Basketball Sustainability Competition. The group celebrated its title of “Greenest Group on Campus” at the game against Missouri Feb. 27.

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Redesigned sustainability report expands focus to include holistic environmental efforts

Mar. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt displays a new emissions baseline in a redesigned version of its annual sustainability report, which outlines the university's environmental impact in 2016.

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‘Dangers of Climate Change Denial’ topic of lecture March 20

Mar. 14, 2018—Michael Mann, a Distinguished Professor at Penn State whose work with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change led to the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, will give a talk beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20.

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Vanderbilt donates office supplies to local charity

Jan. 10, 2018—As offices across Vanderbilt’s campus go more fully digital, they have found themselves with a surplus of physical office supplies. The university recently donated some of these extras to LP Pencil Box, a nonprofit that distributes donated office supplies to Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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Vanderbilt Campus Dining focuses on sustainability

Jan. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt Campus Dining has implemented several initiatives in recent months that will lessen the university’s environmental impact and enhance its overall dining program.

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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for the holidays

Dec. 18, 2017—Remember to power down before you leave the office or your home for an extended period over the holidays. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.

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SustainVU shares holiday ‘greening’ tips

Dec. 8, 2017—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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