International Compost Week
Happy International Compost Awareness Week! Composting is an easy way to get your hands dirty with sustainability right in your own backyard. Starting your own compost site is a great way to spend time outdoors, and did you know UT has an industrial compost facility? Our campus composting facilities are utilized daily to make UT greener. Read on to learn more about composting!
Academic Sustainability at UT
At a recent UT Science Forum, Dr. Melissa Hinten, the academic director of the sustainability program at the University of Tennessee, gave a presentation titled “Solving the World’s Wicked Problems Through Local Sustainability Initiatives.” In Hinten’s words, “…sustainability is the intersection of society, environment, and the economy.”