Projects

Carbon Inventory

The Office of Sustainability is currently compiling an inventory of the university's carbon emissions.

 

Academic Workshops: Sustainability in the Curriculum

The Fall Line Project, named for the position of Auburn at the geographic interface between the hard rock of the uplands and the sandy soils of the coastal plains, is based on the nationally recognized Piedmont Project at Emory University.

 

Sustain-A-Bowl

This February, the Office of Sustainability is hosting Auburn's first annual Sustain-A-Bowl competition. To learn more, visit the Sustain-A-Bowl website.

 

Haley Green Roof

Auburn students and the Office of Sustainability design enviro-friendly roof for Haley Center

 

National Teach-In on Global Warming

On February 5, 2009, Auburn participated in the National Teach-In on Global Warming, one of more than 700 schools, college, universities, faith and civic groups to do so.

Campus Conversations

Campus conversations is a time for you to get involved in small and large group discussions around issues related to sustainability. Each Campus Conversation will feature a 15-20 minute presentation followed by discussions and questions. All members of the Auburn community are welcome to come, and no prior knowledge is required.

You can check out previous speakers on our Guest Speakers and Campus Conversations page.

 

Parkerson Mill Creek

Parkerson Mill Creek is a highly degraded urban stream that flows through the campus of Auburn University. The stream system is in poor health with degraded water quality and unstable streambanks.

 

Alabama Clean Streams

In cooperation with the City of Auburn, the Sustainability Initiative has created this educational program to raise awareness of watersheds in the state, within our cities, and the problems they face from everyday activities that we all engage in.

 

Lug-A-Mug and Lug-A-Jug

Reusing is Better then Recycling. Fill up your mug with drip coffee on campus and a variety of coffee drinks at off campus participants and pay only the price of the small.