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SU’s “Lights Out” campaign is targeting wasteful electricity use throughout campus academic and administrative buildings.
Enitiative (the Syracuse Campus-Community Entrepreneurship Initiative) has awarded sustainability grants to six projects that connect campus and community through entrepreneurship.
University Lectures 2010-11 season begins Sept. 21 with award-winning green economic strategist Majora Carter
Majora Carter, green economic strategist, television and radio host and president of the Majora Carter Group, LLC, will kick off a spectacular 10th season of the University Lectures series on Tuesday, Sept. 21.
A new composting program is diverting several tons of food waste away from SU Food Services’ dumpsters each month and returning it back to its organic origins.
Syracuse University laboratories are keeping one of the most “eco-unfriendly” materials out of the waste stream. The labs recently stopped trashing polystyrene foam, better known as Styrofoam, and instead are now giving the non-biodegradable packaging material a second life through recycling.
The Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) and CuseCar, a local not-for-profit community car share provider utilizing alternatively fueled vehicles, also received two cars each through the program.
As of July 1, Syracuse University has a new five-year waste removal and recycling contract with Syracuse Haulers. As a result of this new contract, the University has expanded its recycling program to include the recycling of tub-type containers stamped #5 on the bottom, such as yogurt and cottage cheese containers.
Syracuse University and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry will kick off the fourth annual University Community Harvest Farmers’ Market series on Friday, June 11.
VPA is the first Syracuse University school selected to begin implementing the University’s Climate Action Plan (CAP), the blueprint released in September 2009 designed to make SU climate neutral by 2040.
New England forests are at a turning point. A new study released today by the Harvard Forest reports that, following almost 200 years of natural reforestation, forest cover is declining in all six New England states.