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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.

Blue + Gold= Green at UTC football games

In coordination with Waste Connections of Tennessee, Inc., UTC has implemented a recycling program to be featured at all Mocs Football home games throughout the 2013 season.

First campus building to gain LEED certification: Bretske

In a tiny structure built to house a campus cafeteria on Oak Street in 1947 and later the Department of Geology, new student and faculty inhabitants are enjoying tall, wide windows that wash their art studios with light.  Bretske Hall’s Cinderella story is not only transformational, it’s making history.

Blue + Gold = Green, Sustainability Days

By Megan Davis, University Relations Intern UTC joined a national movement and engaged students in the first Campus Sustainability Days, held October 24-26.  Two hundred attendees participated in this successful series of events. 

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C2C Fellows Sustainability Workshop seeks student leaders

By Megan Davis, UTC University Relations Intern Current university students and recent graduates who aspire to become sustainability leaders in politics and business are encouraged to attend the C2C Fellows Sustainability Leadership Workshop for the Southeast, a regional weekend training workshop to be held at UTC on October 26-28.

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