Christopher Ray came to Clemson for school and never came home. Today, he's the keeper of the University's farms, just as he is for his family farm.
Residents of Aiken and its environs will get an inside look this month at the Sand River Headwaters Green Infrastructure Project that has been renovating streets, parking lots, greenways and other public facilities since 2010. The Aiken Green Infrastructure Educational Field Day will be held at the municipal auditorium in Aiken City Hall beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, with scientists and engineers explaining the techniques being used to construct natural treatment systems to reduce stormwater runoff in the city.
Clemson University’s recycling services and video production services received the Judge’s Award in the 2012 RecycleMania video competition.
Homeowners will learn how to create beautiful and functional landscapes during a free two-night backyard landscaping miniseries hosted by the Gills Creek Watershed Association and the Richland Countywide Stormwater Consortium.
Clemson students are working to reduce their carbon footprint during tailgating activities at Clemson athletic events
Toward a goal of environmental stability, R. Glenn Hilliard '65 and his wife, Heather, have provided Clemson University with a $1 million endowment to teach generations to treasure and manage the dynamic balance between thenatural and human-made worlds.
For 10 weeks, Clemson will compete against more than 600 other universities in the United States, Canada and Mexico in the annual RecycleMania competition to see who is the most sustainable.
Drop off old e-waste (unwanted electronics) along with other recyclable goods like paper, plastic, cans and cardboard at Byrnes Mall area on Nov. 15 during America Recycles Day.
Featuring innovative energy conservation systems and designs, Harry Kurtz and Julie Frugoli’s house represents the couple’s enthusiastic commitment to a cause that is both personally and practically important to them.
Tom Jones feels like he has also been able to tap into his education background by teaching students, faculty and staff about recycling. And he feels part of Clemson’s role as a university is to teach others about the importance of wisely using our resources.
For 10 weeks during the summer, students have worked alongside the Clemson University Restoration Institute project team and partners statewide during the detailed design and initial construction of what will be the world’s most advanced wind turbine drivetrain testing facility.
For Jennifer Goree, the connection between healthy living and sustainability is obvious — a healthy environment leads to healthier people. And she’s out to show people how.
Gabriel Fair doesn’t just talk the talk about sustainability; he walks the walk to make his own lifestyle as green as possible. He’s a vegetarian, recycles everything he can, rides his bike around campus and makes an effort to conserve electricity, including not running heat in his apartment.
Today’s generation is far more removed from the concept of growing your own food. Farm leaders believe it is an answer to this growing issue. However, the farm still faces the tough obstacle of staying afloat, despite untiring efforts.
Working hard to change a common misconception about sustainability, professor Leidy Klotz says it’s more than simply saving the planet. With his help, students are banding together across disciplines to pursue sustainability.