Presentation on theme: "APPLIES TO A BROAD RANGE OF BEHAVIOR, PROCESSES, & SYSTEMS SUSTAINABILITY."— Presentation transcript:
APPLIES TO A BROAD RANGE OF BEHAVIOR, PROCESSES, & SYSTEMS SUSTAINABILITY
Our Mission: We are committed to integrating sustainable practices into every facet of the college. This includes facility operations, curriculum, professional development, and the student environment Our Vision: Initiate and support resources, programs, and events that increase awareness and participation in activities that increase resource efficiency and environmental responsibility.
We are a volunteer organization composed of faculty, staff, and students who have an interest in participating in PCC's sustainability mission and vision. – Sustainability Webpage Link – Sustainability Webpage Link
To my grandparents it was simply a common sense lifestyle… Global View: Brundtland Report Paraphrased - 1987: - "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Brundtland Report
Pitt Community College is committed to the thoughtful and conservative use of resources, balancing today’s needs with those of future generations. We strongly encourage our campus and the community to: Take Responsibility Waste Less Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Support Local Businesses Think Long Term
Earth Day Fair – Come join us Wednesday April 17th Nature Trail offers Hands-on-Lab, as well as recreation Expanded Recycling Initiatives Weatherization Program/Solar Lab Greenhouse & Horticulture Program Promote sustainable best practices on campus 2013 Energy Awareness Challenge – Take the Pledge (220 Pledges so far!)Take the Pledge
Educate & communicate sustainability message Comprehensive recycling program including dedicated material containers for both interior and exterior Substantiated reduction in energy use per square foot. – Resources are shrinking but school population and use is expanding! Committee supports completing the “STARS” reportSTARS” report Involvement in future building design and improvements