Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.19
Liaison Emma Blandford
Submission Date March 2, 2021

STARS v2.2

Georgia Institute of Technology
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Anne Rogers
Sustainability Program & Portfolio Manager
Office of Campus Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:
Monthly newsletters are sent by the Office of Campus Sustainability, additional the office uses Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to communicate with the campus community.




Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:
The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design has extensive signage outlining the sustainability features within the building.


The Georgia Tech Arboretum provides a platform for the development of educational tools defining the performance of individual trees and the collective forest in the urban landscape. From the microscopic impacts of trees on soil, to the regional impact of the urban forest on the air we breathe, the Arboretum provides the Georgia Tech community a tool for explaining tree performance values while they are being researched as part of our living learning laboratory. Trees are marked on campus and all of the trees are mapped on a digital platform.


Georga Tech Residential Halls have extensive signage related to energy use (light switch covers and magnets/stickers on in unit heating/cooling devices) and water use (signage in bathrooms on mirrors).

Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
Our Capital Planning & Space Management office has developed many comprehensive tours that students, faculty, staff and visitors can take advantage of. The "Greens and Gardens" tour highlights our green spaces and gardens on campus and offers numerous facts and details regarding each point of the tour. The Office of Campus Sustainability also offers tours of campus. http://www.sustain.gatech.edu/sustainability-tours

Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
The Office of Campus Sustainability provides resources for living sustainability through its sustainability pledge website. http://www.sustain.gatech.edu/sustainability-pledge

The Student Government Association's Sustainability Committee created a green guide in partnership with the Office of Campus Sustainability for students.

A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
Green Buzz is a centralized resource for informing, showcasing and encouraging green behaviors, activities, initiatives and events at Georgia Tech. It was designed to showcase the myriad ways in which the Tech community is working to change how people think about and use the planet’s raw materials.

Whether in the realm of research, policy or practice, members of the Georgia Tech community are recognized leaders in the field of sustainability. This site hopes to capture a fraction of the good work being done and point you to resources where you may delve deeper or find a place to grow your own sustainable endeavors.

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