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Encouraging Printed on Recycled Paper

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

I think StudCo should work more to incentivize professors and students to print on recycled paper (paper that already has something else printed on the other side). I had a professor this semester who took off points for printing my final report on recycled paper, even though she didn’t mention it had to be on […]

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University Sustainability Education

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

Hi, A group of students and I have been discussing the need for a broad scale, University wide approach to education about Sustainability at UVA. Sustainability is a part of UVA’s mission and we believe that although there are efforts from students, faculty, etc across the University to implement sustainable approaches and policies, there is […]

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Stadium Lights at Night

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

Frequently the stadium’s scoreboard and electronic banner thing that goes all around the stadium is lit up at night. I’m wondering if there is a specific reason for this because it seems like an incredible waste of energy and a frustrating source of light pollution for the families and students that live around the stadium.

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Recycling in Wilson

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

A student at the SpeakUp UVA Launch Event on Friday came to me with the concern that there is no recycling in Wilson Hall! I contacted Jason of UVA Recycling and he said that there is recycling: On either side of the entrance within the built in units for transient traffic. Collection containers located within […]

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Encouraging Printed on Recycled Paper

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

I think StudCo should work more to incentivize professors and students to print on recycled paper (paper that already has something else printed on the other side). I had a professor this semester who took off points for printing my final report on recycled paper, even though she didn’t mention it had to be on […]

one comment.
    3

University Sustainability Education

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

Hi, A group of students and I have been discussing the need for a broad scale, University wide approach to education about Sustainability at UVA. Sustainability is a part of UVA’s mission and we believe that although there are efforts from students, faculty, etc across the University to implement sustainable approaches and policies, there is […]

one comment.
    35

Stadium Lights at Night

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

Frequently the stadium’s scoreboard and electronic banner thing that goes all around the stadium is lit up at night. I’m wondering if there is a specific reason for this because it seems like an incredible waste of energy and a frustrating source of light pollution for the families and students that live around the stadium.

2 comments.
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Recycling in Wilson

submitted 1 year ago by in Sustainability

A student at the SpeakUp UVA Launch Event on Friday came to me with the concern that there is no recycling in Wilson Hall! I contacted Jason of UVA Recycling and he said that there is recycling: On either side of the entrance within the built in units for transient traffic. Collection containers located within […]

one comment.