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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Green Tip

Tips for a Sustainable WorkPlace
  • Turn off all computers and monitors when you leave the office
  • Turn off lights when you leave rooms or go home
  • Turn off lights whenever you leave the office
  • Reuse and recycle paper from the printer
  • Replace light bulbs and fixtures with Energy Star rated
  • Use email and electronic copies instead of paper
  • Print and copy on both sides of the paper
Posted at 4:37 a.m.


Wednesday, July 21, 2010

ZipCar Car Sharing at UA

Zipcar Inc., the world's largest car-sharing service, and The University of Alabama department of transportation services have announced the launch of Zipcar's
car-sharing program on the UA campus. Click here for more. Posted at 1:21 p.m.

Green Tip

CrimsonRide, the University of Alabama's transit system provides an opportunity to be environmentally conscious, save gas money, and relieve your parking woes.
For current bus locations, click here. Posted at 10:45 a.m.


Thursday, July 15, 2010

Containing The Oil Spill

Find out what University of Alabama professors are doing to help contain the oil spill.
Click here for more. Posted at 10:45 p.m.


UA Experts Comment on Oil Spill

As efforts to address the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continue, University of Alabama faculty experts are available to comment on areas ranging from petroleum engineering, water quality and ecosystems to the economic impact of the spill.
Click here for more.
Posted at 5:41 p.m.


UA's AIAC Green Initiatives

Recently, President Barack Obama ordered federal agencies to cut building costs by the end of fiscal year 2012 as vital energy resources are being wasted. While he is supporting green initiatives on a national scale, The University of Alabama's Alabama Industrial Assessment Center is putting these efforts into play throughout the state. Click here for more. Posted at 4:45 p.m.


Friday, May 14, 2010

UA Recycling Garners Accolades

The recycling program at The University of Alabama has been selected as one of five finalists in the 2010 Southern Association of College and University Business Officers Best Practices competition. Click here for more. Posted at 1:30 p.m.