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Student Groups for Sustainability

A few of us here at MantraMeds are Clemson University Alumni. Clemson has several student groups dedicated to sustainability. Check them out on Facebook to support their initiatives or to get similar groups started at your alma mater!

Clemson Recycles – Our mission is to promote recycling through coordination and sponsoring events to raise awareness about recycling at Clemson University and in the community. Like Clemson Recycles on facebook!

Solid Green – The mission of the Solid Green Club (SGC) is to function as an active extension of the Clemson University Solid Green Committee (SG) by bringing about a heightened awareness of environmental issues, promoting a “Green Clemson” community and coordinating and sponsoring educational and service activities that further the community’s commitment to a more sustainable environment.  Like Solid Green on Facebook!

Students for Environmental Action -Mission is to promote sustainability through advocacy, education, and funding projects that address environmentalism. Like Students for Environmental Action on Facebook!


New Years Resolution – programs that give back

In 2012, MantraMeds is encouraging you to support programs that give back. Here’s an idea – check and see if your alma matter has a student group for environmentalists. See what you can do to support these bright young adults. Below is a picture of Students for Environmental Action at Clemson University, the alma matter of a few of us here at MantraMeds. Check out Clemson’s SEA on Facebook!  Search for similar groups at YOUR alma matter at

Clemson participating in RecycleMania!

The MantraMeds team from South Carolina are Clemson University alumni, and we couldn’t be more proud of our alma matter for participating in RecycleMania this spring!

via Clemson Recycles: Get excited about Recyclemania! We have some great ideas brewing like a Recycled Art Contest, Movie Screening and Recycling Competitions. Learn about upcoming events here or at CU Recycling’s website :

Follow Clemson Recycles on Facebook! 

We at MantraMeds ask you to encourage your alma matter to sign up for RecycleMania! Registration is open until January 20, 2012

A fan ritual for big games: A Clemson tiger paw on $2 bills

If you’ve read this blog before, you may know that a couple of members of team MantraMeds are Clemson alumni. The mighty fighting Clemson Tigers play in the Orange bowl tonight at 8:30pm EST

Luke Sharrett for The New York Times
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ATLANTA — As far as ridiculous college football traditions go, stamping a $2 bill with an orange Clemson tiger paw is pretty benign… But in South Carolina, students and alumni settle for buying up most of the $2 bills in town and stamping them with tiger paws.

The ritual is especially important when there is a big away game, like the Orange Bowl against the West Virginia Mountaineers on Wednesday in Miami. By spending stamped $2 bills with abandon, many of the 10,000 or so Clemson fans headed to Florida believe they will make a statement about Tiger pride.

What that statement might be is unclear to cabdrivers and clerks who have to contend with a denomination that makes up less than 1 percent of the bills in circulation, but it means something back in a state that loves tradition.

“It’s a Clemson calling card,” said Wil Brasington, 33, senior director of alumni relations and member of the class of 2000. “The idea is, we’re bringing an economic boost to any community the Clemson Tigers are playing in.”

Read more about this tradition at:

Via Clemson World Magazine – check them out on Facebook