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New program offers longer bike rentals to students

UTC strives to be a bike friendly campus, and is now offering semester long bike rentals so that students can take advantage of the campus and surrounding areas.

Savings measured with new technology

Here’s a little math to ponder: in the recent past, 160 UTC classroom projectors had standard projector bulbs that cost between $300 to $400 each, and they had to be replaced every six to nine months.

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UTC observes Arbor Day, earns Tree Campus USA recognition

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, UTC observed Arbor Day with the planting of three new trees grown from seeds by a UTC student.

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University receives TVA ‘Innovator of the Year’ award

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was recently honored with the ‘Innovator of the Year’ award at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Green Power Switch Leadership Awards. This award recognizes organizations that are dedicated to renewable power and energy efficiency.

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Partnership with Orange Grove Recycling benefits environment, community, and campus

UTC’s current partnership with Orange Grove benefits not only the environment, but the community as well. “The benefit is twofold. We’re keeping this material out of the landfill and we’re supporting a community organization,” says Lisa Darger, Sustainability Coordinator.