Month: April 2019

Combatting plastic pollution in Tampa Bay

By Rachael Ramchand In Florida, serious water quality issues have been occurring for quite some time. In the Tampa Bay Area, water goat devices are used to capture garbage that flows out of storm water discharge areas, preventing debris from polluting and causing damage to the ecosystem. These devices strain the water, collecting hundreds of pounds […]

Stadium sustainability brings fans closer to their team

By Travis Politakis With the increase in popularity of sports over the last century, came the increase and demand of bigger and better stadium venues. Stadiums such as Boston’s Fenway Park, Chicago’s Wrigley Field and Green Bay’s Lambeau Field are some of the most historic stadiums in all of sports that fans love to visit. […]

Sustainability Committee pushes to improve UT’s environmental footprint

By Lindsay Price UT’s Faculty Sustainability Committee is tasked with finding ways to conserve energy, protect the environment and pioneer a more sustainable future on campus. Members of the committee brainstorm proposals to improve UT’s environmental footprint, as well as organizing events and initiatives to encourage students to get involved. The mission often overlaps with […]

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