Crash Course on Sustainability

Crash Course on Sustainability

Sustainability became a household word for me when I took an environmental science class as a freshman at Penn State.  However, I know many people who would scrunch their face in confusion by the word. At first, I only understood sustainability in an environmental...

Cleaning for a Fresh Start

Springtime can be the beginning of a fresh start for the environment and for college students. There is so much growth everywhere and you are settling back at home after another year of hard work and fun! But moving back home from college can remind me about just how...

The Green Rating: Does Your School Rank?

When environmentally conscious individuals like you and I look around, we want to see that the organizations that we’re a part of are making the effort to be as green as we are. We like it when our schools construct green buildings and have mandatory recycling. But...

To Turn Off or Not to Turn Off?

We’ve all heard that turning off your PC saves energy and is the responsible way to live a sustainable, green life. But is it? All my life I’ve heard that you should turn off your computers and other devices when you’re not using them. All my life up until recently....

A Billion Acts of Green: NSCS Tackles the Paper Problem

Earth Day 2011 will be organized around A Billion Acts of Green®: Personal, organizational and corporate pledges to live and act sustainably. Part of the corporate culture at The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is working sustainably. We have more than a few...