Huston-Tillotson, a college in downtown Austin, Texas, has a bit of a reputation. Known as a historically black university, Huston-Tillotson has also taken big steps to be known as a green and environmentally friendly one. The college has a campus food garden, it has built a patio of completely recycled materials, and it even created something called “The Dumpster Project,” where a professor lived for a year in a 33 square-foot dumpster as a way to test and demonstrate efficient living. The college has even established a student group with the catchy name Green Is The New Black.
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