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Most people don't realize how much food they throw away every day — from uneaten leftovers to spoiled produce. About 95 percent of the food we throw away ends up in landfills or combustion facilities. This EPA page lists what you can about it.
Annual Earth Day Celebration. The goal of Georgia Tech's Earth Day Celebration is to focus attention on the environment and increase people's awareness of the world around them. This is one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the southeast.
Green Buzz is a centralized resource for informing, showcasing and encouraging green behaviors, activities, initiatives and events at Georgia Tech. It was designed to showcase the myriad ways in which the Tech community is working to change how people think about and use the planet’s raw materials.
The Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems enhances Georgia Tech’s research, education, and service missions, and campus operations through leadership, communications, development, and decision making inspired and defined by the principles of sustainability. Programs and projects initiated or supported by the BBISS lie at the intersections of these themes.
The Strategic Energy Institute (SEI) develops technologies, policies, and educational programs that have the potential for offering high-impact solutions to pressing near-term energy issues. SEI engages in fundamental energy-related research that will have a long-term, transformative effect on our nation's energy future.
GTRI is a leading applied research and development center that develops energy and environmental solutions. In addition to working with industry, we work with the U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
NASA site - can "adopt" a small piece of the planet. You'll receive a personalized adoption certificate for your unique numbered piece of Earth (on average 55 miles wide) - plus NASA Earth science data collected for that location.
DISCOVR spacecraft's camera is EPIC - Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) . The series of test images shows the fully illuminated “dark side” of the moon that is never visible from Earth. Camera is a four megapixel CCD camera and telescope on the DSCOVR satellite. From its position between the sun and Earth, DSCOVR conducts its primary mission of real-time solar wind monitoring for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Last few years of posters are linked from StarNet. Note: default download is pdf; for jpg, right click on the poster and select "save image as"
pdf of poster is directly at: https://smd-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/science-red/s3fs-public/atoms/files/2018_EarthDayPoster.pdf