Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 12/05/2011 - 8:58pm
Gator Dining Services/ARAMARK has eliminated foam packaging for foods at all Gator Dining locations, including the dining halls, Classic Fare Catering and the national brands on University of Florida’s campus. Ridding foam in more than 40 dining locations diverts an estimated 1.2 million units of foam products from the landfill, which is approximately 24,000 pounds or 17,000 cubic feet of foam.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 11/21/2011 - 6:21pm
Trans-Lux Corporation, a world-class leader in video displays and LED lighting solutions, has forged a multi-faceted partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to support the university’s sustainability objectives and advance student engagement. Beyond the LED products that will be installed on campus, Trans-Lux also announced a fellowship program whereby RIT students will work with Trans-Lux R&D and engineering to develop new applications for LEDs in the lighting and video display categories. The announcement was made by J.M.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 11/17/2011 - 7:41pm
Idling a vehicle for one hour can consume one gallon of gas per day, thus creating a costly problem over time, not to mention harming the environment. Indiana-based, Transportation Safety Technologies (TST), an industry leader in the design and manufacture of a wide array of electronic components for the specialty vehicle industry, announces today that Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, has implemented its Idle GuardTM 200 on four campus service vehicles to reduce emissions.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 10/30/2011 - 11:02pm
Soka University of America is a private, four-year liberal arts college located on a 103-acre campus that overlooks a wilderness park in the City of Aliso Viejo in Orange County, Calif. The new Performing Arts Center with its adjacent Academic Building, situated on 1.9 acres of the campus, is destined to become a premier venue for concerts, theater productions, lectures and assemblies.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 6:42pm
If Cornell University were to win the city’s competition to build a new science graduate school, it would install on Roosevelt Island almost four acres of solar panels, 500 geothermal wells, and buildings with the rare distinction of generating as much power as they use.