ERIC Number: EJ814190
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Green Richland: Building Sustainable Local and World Community
Lester, Carole N.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v32 n11 p913-914 Nov 2008
This article shares the college's experiences and the lessons learned in the creation of the GREENRichland Program and the other approaches to building sustainability. These programs directly support the college's vision to be the best place to learn, teach, and build sustainable local and world community. This discussion features details concerning Richland's tracking and improvement of key performance indicators related to energy usage and room utilization, plans for the new LEED-Platinum Science facility, data on recycling efforts, and the Urban Tree Farm Project. This paper also discusses academic programs that support and encourage sustainability efforts.
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Community Colleges, Program Descriptions, Energy, Educational Facilities, Science Education, Recycling, Conservation Education, Forestry
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A