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Little hands building a sustainable future at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Ashwatha Mahesh

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

—Benjamin Franklin

This quote was reflected during the recent Recycling Art Event that AUS Sustainability conducted for children in the American University of Sharjah community. Not only did the children use their creative talents in creating artwork from waste materials, they learned an important lesson in sustainability.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University, Sustainability, Environment, Sustainable World, American

Recycling is Rewarding: AUS Plastic Bottles Recycling Campaign

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Ashwatha Mahesh

American University of Sharjah (AUS)’s Sustainability division organized a “Recycling is Rewarding” campaign this month to raise awareness about the environmental impact of single-use plastic bottles and to encourage the community to adopt more sustainable practices.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Sustainability, Environment, Emirates Environment Group, Energy Saving, American, Recycling, Energy

AUS wins top prize in a recycling competition

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Vida Moradinasab

American University of Sharjah (AUS) won a top spot in the Toner Collection Campaign, Academic Institutions Category of the recent Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) One Root, One Communi-Tree Competition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the group’s effort of making the UAE a greener place.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Environment, Emirates Environment Group

AUS pursues international environmental certification

Posted by AUS blog on May 18, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Vida Moradinasab

American University of Sharjah (AUS) is aiming to get an international environmental certification, ISO14001, to endorse the environmental management system and the sustainability progress the university has achieved so far.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Sustainability, Environment, Green Building, ISO14001

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