Accomplishments So Far

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Eliminating waste by:

  • recycling exam table paper (UHS)
  • recycling newspaper
  • providing composting bins for staff
  • installing hand dryers in bathrooms (RL)
  • use of bio-degradable dinnerware for events
  • decrease/eliminate water bottles--hydration stations
  • centralized and double-sided printing
  • centralized purchasing for commonly-used items
  • recycled printer paper
  • waste audits (USA)
  • dashboard indicators
  • moved career days directory to web (CS)

Improving stewardship over energy use by:

  • using compact fluorescent bulbs
  • Interfaith Power and Light (CERA)
  • new lighting in Frizzel (CERA)
  • light switch education information

Improving stewardship over water use by:

  • water metering (RL)

Sharing sustainability resources with faculty and staff by:

  • touring Penn State recycling facilities
  • garden produce sharing
  • SA Sustainability website

Sharing sustainability resources with students by:

  • Eco Reps Advocates (RL and Dr. Janet Swim)
  • SA Sustainability website

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