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Welcome to Sustainability Programs at Georgia Southern University.

What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is often defined as the ability to meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. In other words, sustainability requires careful use of our resources, including water, air, energy, biodiversity, soil, etc. so they will be in adequate supply for the foreseeable future. 

To find out if you’re living a sustainable life:

Click here for a list of workshops. Click here for registration.
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Apply to be an Eco-Rep Today! Be an environmental leader on campus! Learn about sustainability themes such as waste, water, climate change, social sustainability, and more. Earn a solar backpack! For more information visit georgiasouthern.edu/sustainability. Georgia Southern University Office of Leadership and Community Engagement, Eco-Reps, Sustainability

EcoReps raise awareness about ecological issues, encourage environmental and socially responsible behavior throughout the campus by planning related events and activities on the Statesboro campus. Click here to apply!

Our Mission

  • To increase positive behavior through education and awareness on sustainability issues on campus and the community.
  • To provide incentives for faculty, staff, and students to incorporate sustainability in research, teaching and service.
  • To form partnerships with local community to improve sustainability.
  • To implement best practices in sustainability at Georgia Southern University.

Contact Us

Sustainability Programs
P.O. Box 8042-1
Statesboro, GA 30460

Phone: (912) 478-5895
Fax: (912) 478-0845
Email: sustainability@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 10/21/2020