From crafting your own wrapping paper to skipping gifts all together, Aly Chapman from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Gordie Bennett from the Office of Sustainability offer tips to help lessen your holiday’s impact on the environment.
From hand-dipping your own chocolates to hosting friends for a holiday potluck, Jay Price from UT Recycling and Anne Hulse from the Programs Abroad Office offer tips to help lessen your holiday’s impact on the environment.
Jerri Daoust from the College of Engineering and Tiffany Morrison fromthe Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Sciences offer green tips to help you save time, money, and energy during the holiday season. Daoust plans to give sustainable gifts to her family and friends. Morrison has a creative alternative to scented candles for a festive
Now that the fall semester has ended, the campus has a tremendous opportunity to reduce energy consumption and utility costs. Facilities Services has set back or turned off heating and cooling systems in campus spaces that do not house research laboratories, animal care facilities, server rooms, or other temperature-sensitive operations.
Mary Anne Hoskins from the College of Arts and Sciences and Alisa Meador from the Programs Abroad Office offer green tips to the help you save time, money, and energy during the holiday season. Scaling back on your holiday shopping and having your Christmas tree mulched are two ways you can lessen your holiday’s impact
In the past two weeks the Switch Your Thinking Power Down Pledge Tree has been making the rounds to various buildings on the UT Knoxville campus. The tree is an effort by the UT Office of Sustainability to encourage the campus community to save energy.
Used fabric, old shelving and extra sweaters add up to money-saving and energy-saving tips from UT Knoxville faculty and staff.
Got extra plastic grocery bags and old newspaper comics? Then you can save money and energy this holiday season, with these tips from UT Knoxville faculty and staff.
Experts say household waste often increases more than 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. An informal poll of UT Knoxville faculty and staff members like Heather Grigsby of the Programs Abroad Office found some unique and easy tips for “greening” the holidays this season.
Experts say household waste often increases more than 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. An informal poll of UT Knoxville faculty and staff members including Elizabeth Avery of the School of Advertising and Public Relations, pictured left, found some unique and easy tips for “greening” the holidays this season.
This winter, help us meet the Chancellor’s Challenge to decrease campus energy use by 10 percent. December is the start of the winter season for energy use peak times set by the Tennessee Valley Authority. From now until March, the campus will be paying more for energy used between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and
With just four months left in the Chancellor’s Challenge to reduce energy consumption by 10 percent, progress on campus has taken a dramatic dip. Since the challenge began last February, the campus decreased overall electricity use by just 1.2 percent. While these efforts saved more than $170,500 in energy costs, they are not enough to