Local Sustainability News

In keeping with the zero waste commitment of Appalachian, Athletics is partnering with the Physical Plant and Office of Sustainability to develop a zero waste stadium plan, being implemented in the 2014 football season. The stadium game day waste...
We can all understand the importance of handling confidential documents properly. With the changes in technology over the past twenty years, a large amount of personal and business information can be obtained by security breaches. The need to...
Ice Cream
How can energy savings get you ice cream? The dorm which saves the most energy during Battle of the Plug will earn free ice cream at Central Dining, care of the Office of Sustainability. Just how much can your dorm save between April 4 - 25?
Spend Earth Month with AppState! Dozens of different sustainability-related activities are taking place all month. Be sure to check them out!
Congratulations to the Office of Sustainability's own Carson Rich, who was elected to serve as president of the SGA.
UhaulCarShare and Appalachian State University are teaming up to offer UHaulCarShare. Appalachian has 3 fuel-efficient vehicles located on campus for checkout. UHaulCarShare is a service available to faculty, staff and students. Available for...
 Jim Westerman Appointed Sustainability Fellow
Management professor Jim Westerman has been appointed as a sustainability fellow at Appalachian for the 2014-16 academic years.Westerman is the first faculty member to hold the half-time position. He will work to strengthen the university's...
Looking for an environmentally friendly way to print? Look no further, because Appalachian State University has partnered with WJ Office, Hewlett Packard, and Clover Technologies to provide its campus with sustainable printing options.Inks and...
Ellen Mason gets to know local children from the Senga Bay fishing village
A study abroad experience related to sustainability has developed into an ongoing community relationship between Appalachian State University and the African nation of Malawi."Malawi: A transforming experience inspires an ongoing relationship."...
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In keeping with our university's sustainability value that we respect the planet's natural environment and our unique mountain setting, embracing our interconnectedness with the ecosystem, Appalachian is introducing ridesharing to our campus...
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