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Encouraging Printed on Recycled Paper

submitted 11 months 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 11 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 11 months 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.
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University Sustainability Education

submitted 11 months 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.
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Stadium Lights at Night

submitted 12 months 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 12 months 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.