Household waste increases by 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, sending an additional 1 million tons per week to our landfills. It doesn’t have to be that way.
By Chad Clady, Program Evaluation Intern I have been working with the Office of Sustainability as the Program Evaluation intern since this past summer. In addition to my work at the Office, I am currently a graduate student at SPEA studying policy analysis and environmental policy and natural resource management. I began a project during the … Continue reading Surveying Campus Sustainability Culture
Meet our Program Evaluation intern, Chad Clady! Chad is in his year of IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs’ Master’s Program, where he is concentrating his studies on policy analysis and environmental policy and natural resource management. Chad also attended Indiana University as an undergraduate studying environmental management. Chad is eager to continue to … Continue reading Intern Spotlight: Chad Clady
By Zoe Need, Environmental Quality and Land Use Intern Since IU’s beginnings, trees have been an important feature of campus landscaping and culture. Trees reduce energy costs by producing shade, absorb carbon dioxide and air pollutants, and absorb storm water. Additionally, trees add aesthetic value to campus. From 2015 to 2016, a handful of IU … Continue reading Common Campus Tree Scavenger Hunt
Meet our Environmental Quality and Land Use intern, Zoe Need! Zoe is a second year undergraduate pursuing a B.S. in Environmental Management from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a minor in Studio Art and a Certificate in Applied Research and Inquiry. In her fourth semester as an intern with the office, Zoe … Continue reading Intern Spotlight: Zoe Need
By Arielle Moss, Social Equity and Difference Intern “Thilj!” The children shrieked the word for “snow” in Moroccan Arabic in response to a picture of snow-capped mountains of the High Atlas. Fatiha, the teacher of the Dar Si Hmad’s Water School, nodded approvingly and directed their eyes to the white powder held in their outstretched hands. She … Continue reading A Global Perspective: Environmental Justice in Southwest Morocco
One week ago, the IU Office of Sustainability celebrated its 16th Energy Challenge Awards and 5th Campus Catalyst Awards. This year, a total of 16 academic and administrative buildings, 39 Green houses, and 19 residence halls were included in the Energy Challenge. IU’s Energy and Water Challenge is one of the largest in the country … Continue reading Campus Catalysts For Sustainability