Dec. 20, 2013—The University Central building that reduces its energy consumption by the greatest percentage over winter break will win a pizza party.
Dec. 12, 2013—The university building that reduces its energy consumption by the highest percentage—compared to this time last year—will win a pizza party of up to 20 pies.
Dec. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Plant Services and Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) are hosting “Go Green for the Holidays,” an energy conservation contest open to research labs during the final two weeks of December.
Nov. 11, 2013—Vanderbilt Campus Dining was the grand-prize winner in this year's Game Day Recycling Challenge and will be recognized at the Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky football game Nov. 16.
Oct. 23, 2013—Overall greenhouse gas emissions from the campus and medical center have decreased from 2005 to 2012, even though Vanderbilt has seen significant growth in square footage, staff, students and research dollars.
Oct. 8, 2013—For the fourth consecutive year, Vanderbilt will participate in the Game Day Recycling Challenge Oct. 19 at the Commodores’ home football game against Georgia.
Sep. 28, 2013—The amount of materials recycled at Vanderbilt rose from 3 million pounds to 5 million pounds last year—that's a 60 percent increase.
Sep. 11, 2013—Vanderbilt Athletics, the Vanderbilt Sustainability and Environmental Management Office, and Waste Management, Inc. are looking for the greenest group on campus during this year’s Athletics Sustainability competition.
Sep. 3, 2013—New Green Lights screens at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will display real-time energy use for each residence hall and tell students if the building is meeting its pre-determined energy savings goal.
Jun. 13, 2013—As one of the largest energy consumers in Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are encouraged to do their part to reduce energy consumption on campus and at the medical center.
Jun. 11, 2013—In addition to Vanderbilt’s Zipcar program, the Office of Traffic and Parking is now partnering with Enterprise CarShare to offer even more car sharing services to Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students.
May. 14, 2013—By biking to work, you can spend less money on gas and car maintenance, more time enjoying the great outdoors, get some exercise and be one less car sitting in rush hour traffic.