Newsworthy

2022: the Mason Sustainability Council’s Circular Economy and Zero Waste Task Force wins the Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award in the “Greening of Government” category for plastics and waste reduction planning and initiatives, green purchasing, and best practice development. The award is featured on Governor Glenn Youngkin’s website, CBS19 News, and in the Culpeper Star Exponent.

2022: the Mason Sustainability Council is a co-sponsor and co-organizer of Mason’s Solve Climate by 2030: Teach-In on Climate and Justice live-streamed on gmu-tv, which is also featured as part of the Worldwide Climate Justice Teach-In: DC.

2022: the Mason Sustainability Council is a member of the planning committee for the Sustainable Development Goals Action and Awareness Week, which is also featured on the University Global Coalition’s website.

2021: the Mason Sustainability Council’s Circular Economy and Zero Waste Task Force’s work on plastics and waste reduction is featured in the Fourth Estate.

2021: the Mason Sustainability Council’s development of a new Climate Action Plan advancing the university to carbon neutrality is featured in Mason News.

2021: the Mason Sustainability Council’s engagement of the Mason community in sustainability goal setting is featured in Mason News.

2019: Mason students hold a ‘Fridays for Future’ Climate Rally. The Mason Sustainability Council is authorized to update the university’s Climate Action Plan and develop a Strategic Plan for Sustainability.