GUSA Audit reveals problems with recycling procedures in dorms

The Georgetown University Student Association, with help from EcoAction and Georgetown Sustainability Initiative, investigated recycling at Darnall Hall and Reynolds Hall last Saturday in order to create a “Roadmap to Improve Recycling in Georgetown Residences,” according to a… Read More

Think Green: Eco-friendly tips for a new semester

With the semester starting, we all have a lot on our minds, and sustainability might not be a top priority. But being eco-friendly at Georgetown can be easier than you think – and can save you some money,… Read More

“Visions for a Sustainable Georgetown” generates green thought on campus

Yesterday evening, a group of like-minded, eco-conscious students, faculty, and administrators gathered in McShain Lounge for the first-ever “Visions for a Sustainable Georgetown” event, a brainstorming workshop aimed at generating ideas to help Georgetown create “a concrete, measurable… Read More

EcoAction will push SAC clubs to reduce flyering and other waste

Could Red Square, besides being a haven for condom-toting leprechauns and currently showered in purple glitter by Relay For Life, be the biggest center for wasting paper on campus? Maybe. In any event, EcoAction, the student group dedicated… Read More

Georgetown alum helps you get eco-friendly this holiday season

The holidays never come too soon for Georgetown alum Julie Littell. In December of 2007, Littell realized that her passion for decorating gifts unnecessarily conflicted with her love of the environment. So, she began Earth Presents—a company that… Read More

Renewable Energy Turns Me On surveys campus recycling bins, finds them lacking

Over on the greener side of the Georgetown blogosphere, EcoAction’s Renewable Energy Turns Me On just conducted an informal survey of recycling bins on campus, and the findings aren’t pretty. Renewable Energy Turns Me On visited Walsh, Healy,… Read More

Georgetown’s Move Out drive gets 3 tons of clothes, spot on ABC News

Ready for our close-up This year’s Move Out drive, the EcoAction-backed campaign to get students to donate rather than trash their extra goods, ended up with three tons of clothes (as of May 15) and a spot on… Read More

Giving more green to Georgetown to make it greener?

How much would you pay for a greener campus? Yesterday, EcoAction’s blog, Renewable Energy Turns Me On, drew our attention to a unsuccessful campaign from the 2006-7 school year which called for a $30 fee added on to… Read More

Recyclemania 2009: Georgetown’s on the up-and-up

Well, getting closer… Just in time for Earth Day, the results of this year’s Recyclemania—a national recycling contest for colleges and universities—are out and they show some improvement for Georgetown. Although Recyclemania has been around since 2001, we… Read More

How’s your recycling, Georgetown?

St. Patrick isn’t the patron saint of recycling, but maybe he should be You may not know it, but Georgetown is in the midst of Recyclemania, an annual competition in which over 200 colleges and universities compete for… Read More