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Fri, 04/22/2022 - 10:05am
Earth Day 2022 – Make it Count The cycle of producing, consuming and eliminating waste in a closed system (a.k.a. Earth) is the primary challenge of our time. Sustainable stewardship of the products and processes common to everyday life is increasingly coming the fore as we reach limits on waste management practices and recycling capacity, and witness the changing conditions these limits precipitate. Scientists, governments and private industry…
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 10:38am
Rethinking the recycling challenge is the focus of a new grant to UGA researchers from the Walmart Foundation: An $800,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to the University of Georgia New Materials Institute will help researchers understand how multilayer plastic packaging biodegrades and also help manufacturers in their attempts to design and select more sustainable materials. The research funded by the grant will seek to yield both upstream…
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 9:59am
Franklin College students will be among those presenting today at the Fall 2018 Sustainable UGA Semester in Review, which celebrates people, programs, activities and academic courses that are creating a culture of sustainability at UGA: The program includes brief presentations from the Office of Sustainability interns, posters and table displays from UGA classes, the announcement of 2018 Campus Sustainability Grant winners, light lunch fare and…

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