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Orientation for New Students and Employees...

Welcome to FSU!  Find out what you can do daily to protect and preserve our environment. 

Conserve Energy and Water...

Help FSU conserve our energy and water resources by doing your part, see our annual Strategic Energy & Water Plan. Tip #1- turn off lights and computers when leaving. 

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Turn Off Your Engine...
Turn Off Your Engine
Unnecessary idling wastes fuel, money and pollutes the air!

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Recycling


Recycling & Waste Reduction

The integration of sustainability into university curricula enables students to cultivate knowledge surrounding the principles of interdependence of our society and life on our planet and the essential role of rights and responsibilities of each individual in a sustainable society. The current approach may foster students who, as graduates, are "poorly prepared to integrate the economic, environmental, cultural and social dimensions of their professions or to see opportunities in implementing sustainable practices." Sarah Holdsworth, Carina Wyborn, Sarah Bekessy and Ian Thomas. "Professional Development for Education for Sustainability: How advanced are Australian Universities?"

A field trip with FSU Students to Ann Street Recycling Center in Fayetteville. Recycling is one of the first stages to sustainability efforts.

Dr. Ma's Class ETCE 200 in partnership with the Office of Civic Engagement and Service Learning and the Sustainability & Energy Management Office conducting a waste audit.

 

Single Stream Recycling

We recycle lead acid batteries, inkjet & toner Cartridges (Office Depot www.BusinessRecycles), tires, motor oil. Also, we recycle mercury containing-devices e.g. Fluorescent lamps and other mercury-containing devices, ballast, HID lamps, thermometers thru Cleanlites RecyclingSouth. Yard wastes such as branches and other tree debris are chipped with our chipper machine and used for mulching around the campus.

Single Stream Recycling

Download a Single Stream Recycling label here



406 tons recycled since December 2008!  (Yearly totals graphed, here)

FY09      FY10      FY11      FY12      FY13      FY14      FY15     FY16                 

42           63           59          53           66           42          37         44  tons

Surplus Property Items (Contact Brian Mayers at FSU Surplus Property Office or see Fixed Assets Policy)

For questions about recycling, contact DJ Diop at 910-672-1954.

Recycling Rates on Campus

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

Recycling rates for for the campus can also be found in the Annual Campus Sustainability Reports.


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