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.
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.
Nov. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office is seeking input on where additional outdoor recycling containers should be located across 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.
Jul. 26, 2016—As the thermostat tops out this summer, don’t let your energy use follow the same trend.
Jun. 28, 2016—Let fireworks be the only thing lighting up the sky this holiday weekend.
May. 26, 2016—Vanderbilt University is recipient of the 2016 Sustainable Transportation Award, presented jointly by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
May. 24, 2016—For the first time, graduating Vanderbilt seniors could recycle their regalia following this year's Commencement.
May. 20, 2016—Animals at the Nashville Zoo and Walden’s Puddle recently enjoyed taking part in a bit of Vanderbilt tradition when the university donated strawberries left over from Commencement to the two organizations.
Apr. 28, 2016—Hawkins Field, home of Vanderbilt’s national championship baseball team, has replaced all existing High-Intensity Discharge (HID) fixtures on the field with fewer Light-Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.