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Sustainability: Georgia Tech

This guide provides a platform for sustainability resources related to natural and built systems, alternative energy, as well as on and off campus programs and organizations.

Selected Georgia Tech programs

Georgia Tech offers over 100 courses with an emphasis on sustainability.

 

Serve-Learn-Sustain

Serve-Learn-Sustain https://sls.gatech.edu/home

Intro to SLS

"Serve-Learn-Sustain is a campus-wide academic initiative working with all six colleges to offer students opportunities inside and outside the classroom to collaborate with diverse partners – across the community, non-profit, government, academic, and business sectors – on key sustainability challenges."

Courses

Signature Programs

Faculty (Serve-Learn-Sustain)

Partners (Serve-Learn-Sustain)

Teaching Toolkit (Serve-Learn-Sustain)

Visualition of Sustainability Research at Georgia Tech

Databases owned by Elsevier have various visualization capabilities. 

If you wish to set up an alert or create a specific visualization, please contact one of the subject librarians: Lisha Li, Patricia Kenly, Bette Finn, or Isabel Altamirano.

Office of Campus Sustainability

Office of Campus Sustainability http://www.sustain.gatech.edu
Campus programs, practices and projects
  • Air & Climate. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Buildings. New construction and renovations have conformed to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold standards.
  • Energy. Conserve energy. Collect data from utility systems
  • Food. Georgia Tech Dining strives to provide sustainable, locally-produced foods whenever possible, and providing a wide variety of dietary options, including vegetarian and vegan. Klemis Kitchen food pantry
  • Land Use. Manage, develop, and grow on our land
  • Purchasing.  Encourage purchasing decisions that maximize sustainable options. Green Cleaning of indoor facilities.
  • Transportation. Alternative transportation and multi-commute options
  • Water. Georgia Tech makes a conscious effort to study and implement methods to conserve water, including capturing rainwater and condensate water through cisterns, drought tolerant landscaping practices, and managing storm water flows on campus.
  • Waste. Consume less, recycle and compost.

Take Action

Resources

Partners (Office of Campus Sustainability)