Thursday, September 26, 2019

New SLCC Web Pages Usher in Campus Sustainability Month



October is Campus Sustainability Month, the perfect time to announce Salt Lake Community College’s new Sustainability web pages.

At the sites you can learn more about:

·      Becoming a member of the SLCC Sustainability Committee
·      Academic paths at SLCC that lead to jobs in the growing green industry
·      SLCC Gardens, the college’s own community gardens program
·      Recycling at SLCC
·      The college’s increasing efforts to use solar power
·      How SLCC encourages sustainable transportation practices

The site also links to related resources such as: air quality monitor, Bruin Pantry, current projects and energy conservation.

October 1 kicks off Campus Sustainability Month, during which time institutions around the world engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become leaders for sustainability. Looking for last-minute ideas to participate? Check out a few options such as:

·      Taking advantage of our partnership with Bullfrog Films to screen one of four movies at your campus at a discounted rate! Interested? Learn more.

·      Joining the online conversation by using #campussustainabilitymonth on Twitter.

·      Consider participating in Project Green Challenge (Oct. 1-30), People’s EcoChallenge (Oct. 2-23) or World Food Day (Oct. 16)

·      Attend the 2019 AASHE Conference & Expo (Oct. 27-30) in Spokane, WA! Online registration closes Oct. 1.

Learn more about Campus Sustainability Month by visiting the website, which includes a toolkit to help you promote your institution’s activities and share your institution’s events. We look forward to hearing about how your institution will celebrate Campus Sustainability Month throughout October.