Articles tagged: sustainability
As a warming climate is projected to increase extreme weather events, museums face new collection conservation and sustainability challenges.
Leos has always created questions and confusion for students: what to eat? who to sit with? how to not sit alone? And now: where to throw away your waste after... Read more
Redeveloping the bridge over the Anacostia River could attract jobs and support local businesses—or exacerbate the city’s housing crisis.
Georgetown announced a partnership with ENGIE North America to upgrade campus’s major utility, distribution, monitoring, and control systems.
Join Kayla and Maya in a discussion on sustainability in the fashion world, including a segment from an interview with Hannah Davis, founder of BANGS Shoes. Here is our resource guide!... Read more
The Office of Sustainability (OoS) is on pause due to a lack of staffing after the departure and movement of its full-time staff members.
This post has been updated to include a statement from GUFF In an email to students on Thursday, university President John DeGioia announced that Georgetown’s Board of Directors approved a... Read more
On the upcoming GUSA election ballot, students will vote on three referendums, two of which pertain to sustainability. Though the referendums will not bind the university to action, they present... Read more
“When in doubt, throw it out,” reads a sign on the new recycling bins in the Intercultural Center. Over the past year, improvements in Georgetown University’s waste management systems, such... Read more
Georgetown is currently facing backlash from environmentalists over a proposed off-campus solar project in La Plata, Maryland, which would require clearcutting over 200 acres of forest to make room for... Read more
The university, in conjunction with Georgetown Renewable Energy and Environmental Network (GREEN), updated waste collection bin signage in the Southwest Quad and Village A as part of a pilot single-stream... Read more
As Georgetown University Student Association’s (GUSA)sustainability chair, Samantha Panchèvre (SFS ’19) knows that there is composting at Leo O’Donovan’s Dining Hall. But she also knows many students are unaware of... Read more
The university has taken a variety of steps to reduce its environmental impact, including on- and off-campus solar projects to generate more renewable energy. While these plans are well-intentioned, issues... Read more
The GUSA Senate Sustainability Subcommittee and the Corp Green Initiative have partnered to sponsor the first Georgetown Day Cup competition to promote recycling and sustainability on campus April 25, the... Read more
A coalition of environmental student groups, academic departments, and University offices came together on Tuesday for the Georgetown Environmental Leaders Fall Summit, where they discussed how to foster a community... Read more