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This is all about being sustainable and the importance of trees, and listening to the “Lorax” inside of all of us.


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Here are some examples of Trash Fashion shows used to promote recycling, upcycling, and sustainable living among college students.




http://www.fiu-eco-couture.org/   It was a senior project by an architecture student.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.658254967619383.1073741840.393013250810224&type=3          Part of Eco-Mania 2015 at Lehigh University by their Eco-Reps.


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AASHE Presentation.

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Solar Carport Unveiled at Farmingdale State College : Farmingdale State College.

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Induction in Core Academic Skills (iCAS).

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Campus Fellowships

“Since 2000, National Wildlife Federation has awarded over 150 Campus Ecology Fellowships to students across the country working on projects ranging from campus-wide energy audits to implementing sustainable forestry practices; reaching more than 2.5 million students, faculty, staff and community members at the fellowship campuses.”

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Nashville State has a perfect location for the campus to become “Bicycle Friendly”.

  1. It is on the Music City Bikeway.
  2. It has a greenway that runs through it.
  3. All of its 10,000 students, faculty, and staff get to campus by some means of transportation.
  4. The college teaches architectural design courses and emphasizes LEED principles. (Leadership in Engineering and Environmental Design)
  5. One class this Spring designed a “bike-friendly campus” plan for NSCC.
  6. The obesity rate in Nashville is very high.
  7. The college should be encouraging active transportation. It is cheaper in a lot ways than everyone driving cars.

Check out The League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly University program.

Strategies to promoting bicycling.

Check out this bike share program: On Bike Share

“Bike share is quickly growing in popularity as a convenient, cost-effective, sustainable approach to alternative transportation.”

Bicycle transportation on college campuses.

“The use of bicycle on campus is greatly encouraged as a best way of daily transportation…” Nashville, TN is now a “Bicycle Friendly City” by the League of American Bicyclists.

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