Let’s Talk Compost!

You consider yourself an environmentally conscious person; frugal with your resources and aware of your individual effects on the earth and its ecosystems. You recycle all of the glass, paper, and plastic your city will accept, yet you regretfully still send some items to the landfill every week. The next time you get a chance, look … Continue reading Let’s Talk Compost!

March Madness: What Seven Lessons Can We Learn From IU Athletics About Organizational Excellence?

By Bill Brown, Director At a recent campus committee meeting it was proposed that we aim for the "mean" of the Big Ten to set a particular policy goal. Being in the middle of the pack is certainly safe and defensible, but the thought occurred to me, which I felt compelled to ask in the … Continue reading March Madness: What Seven Lessons Can We Learn From IU Athletics About Organizational Excellence?

How I Am Beginning to Change Your Behavior

As the No Waste Program Coordinator for the Indiana University Office of Sustainability and a teaching assistant for a course entitled “Human Behavior and Energy Consumption”, I read, think, and talk quite a bit about effective strategies for changing behavior. It is a fascinating, complex, and interdisciplinary area of study that has countless connections to … Continue reading How I Am Beginning to Change Your Behavior

Net Impact’s Alternative Break Trip 2013 to Seattle

  By: Daniel Edelson, Sustainability & the Greek Community Intern On March 8th, IU Bloomington students were let out for their spring break vacations.  Of these spring breakers, eight students traveled in a group to Seattle, Washington for an Alternative Spring Break (ASB).  Organized by Net Impact’s co-president, Michael Queenan, the group traveled around Seattle … Continue reading Net Impact’s Alternative Break Trip 2013 to Seattle