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Sustainability Management Plan

Areas of Focus Action Plans

To make the SMP tangible and concrete, the following represents Phase I of sustainability performance improvements specified in the chart below. The next step is to create an action plan that will contain measurable goals and objectives for the initial six plan areas of focus.

  1. Hazardous and Solid Waste Reduction and Control
  2. Energy Conservation, Efficiency and CO2 Reduction
  3. Water Use Reduction, Control and Reuse
  4. Green Purchasing and Procurement Controls in the College Supply Chain
  5. Ecologically Responsible Landscaping, Installation and Maintenance
  6. Green Building Construction and Renovation
  7. Community and Civic Engagement (category added after initial six developed)
Potential contributions from students, staff, faculty and administration
Area of Focus Students Staff
Faculty
Administration

Hazardous and Solid Waste Reduction and Control Day to day recycling activities;
Day to day recycling activities; Day to day recycling activities; Day to day recycling activities;
Promotion of the activities by word of mouth and example Promotion of the activities by word of mouth and example Promotion of the activities by word of mouth and example Promotion of the activities by word of mouth and example
    Development of curricular alternatives and content around written processes and procedures topics Enforcement of deviations from compliance and performance-driven recycling goals
Energy Conservation, Efficiency and CO2 Reduction Day to day changes in behavior to achieve energy reductions
Day to day changes in behavior to achieve energy reductions
Day to day changes in behavior to achieve energy reductions
Day to day changes in behavior to achieve energy reductions
    Development of curricular alternatives and content around written processes and procedure topics
Enforcement and visible support of energy reduction goals and consequences for wasteful use of energy
Water Use Reduction, Control and Reuse
Day to day changes in behavior to achieve water use reductions
Day to day changes in behavior to achieve water use reductions
Day to day changes in behavior to achieve water use reductions
Day to day changes in behavior to achieve water use reductions
    Development of curricular alternatives and content around written processes and procedure topics
Enforcement and visible support of water use reduction goals and consequences for wasteful use of water
Green Purchasing and Procurement Controls in the College Supply Chain
Consider more socially, financially, and environmentally beneficial product use
Consider more socially, financially, and environmentally beneficial product use
Consider more socially, financially, and environmentally beneficial product use
Consider more socially, financially, and environmentally beneficial product use
  Participate in development of guidelines and specifications for sourcing goods and services from suppliers, contractors, and vendors who meet these criteria
Development of curricular alternatives and content around written processes and procedure topics;
participate in development and enforcement of guidelines and specifications for sourcing goods and services from suppliers, contractors, and vendors who meet these criteria
    Participate in development of guidelines and specifications for sourcing goods and services from suppliers, contractors, and vendors who meet these criteria
 
Ecologically Responsible Landscaping, Installation and Maintenance
Support and make time to participate in better landscaping, greenery, and xeriscape solutions
Support and make time to participate in better landscaping, greenery, and xeriscape solutions
Support and make time to participate in better landscaping, greenery, and xeriscape solutions
Support and make time to participate in better landscaping, greenery, and xeriscape solutions
    Development of curricular alternatives and content around written processes and procedure topics
 
Green Building Construction and Renovation
Participate in tracking improvements in comfort, productivity, and cost savings associated with new and renovated green buildings
Support logistical and facilities improvements necessary to maintain and effectively use new and renovated green buildin Support logistical and facilities improvements necessary to maintain and effectively use new and renovated green buildings; Developing and enforcing design criteria and materials guidelines for green building design, construction and renovation
    Development of curricular alternatives and content around written processes and procedure topics  

 



Sustainability
Contact: CEAG Committee
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Last Updated: 9/9/09