sustainability

Emory’s administration prides itself on providing one of the most sustainable university dining experiences in the nation. With about 40 percent of its food locally sourced, the University is taking bold steps to minimize its environmental impact. However, these efforts ...

The nutrition label for WUNDERGrubs cookies lists familiar ingredients like flour, sugar, baking powder, vanilla extract and chocolate chips, along with one oddball: mealworms. Founded in 2016, WUNDERGrubs sells a variety of cookies, all containing roasted, powdered mealworms. Initial skepticism ...

From walking by the weekly farmer’s market on Cox Bridge to using the new waste disposal system, students are constantly confronted with “sustainability,” the buzzword of Emory’s campus. High-ranking sustainability experts frequently explain their field in terms of sustainable development, ...

Each American produced an average of 30 pounds of trash per week in 2014, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Applying that statistic to the undergraduate population at Emory, students would theoretically produce a whopping total of 237,480 pounds of ...

Although the University implemented its new Zero Landfill Waste policy in an attempt to go green, the policy’s execution has been less than satisfactory. Last month on behalf of Campus Services and Emory’s Office of Sustainability, standardized color-coded recycling, composting ...

Arranging an interview with John Wegner, a senior lecturer in the Department of Environmental Sciences, took longer than expected at almost two weeks — Wegner does not have internet in his home and only checks his email when he’s on ...
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A SportsArt Fitness electricity-generating bike will be installed in the Woodruff Physical Education Center (WoodPEC) shortly after graduation and will be paid for through a $3,000 grant awarded to College junior Madeline Brown by the Office of Sustainability Initiatives (OSI). ...

Over the past few decades, discourse on climate change has pervaded political and scientific spheres. It, generally speaking, has split commentators into two camps. On one hand are the “believers,” generally portrayed in the media as the intellectual elite. On ...

Emory students will discover new food and venues when they arrive on campus in August. With the change from Sodexo to Bon Appetit as Emory’s food service provider, numerous dining changes are focused on diversifying food options and offering more ...