Sandhills

Mission

The Green Committee promotes and increases campus-wide social responsibility by raising awareness, educating the campus and community, and leading efforts to incorporate sustainable practices and environmental responsibility.

 

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Green Tips

  1. Buy foods locally.Check out Eat Local Challenge and FoodRoutes to get started.
  2. Buy in season.
  3. Turn off lights and electronics when you leave the room. Unplug your cell phone charger from the wall when not using it.
  4. Recycle your newspapers.
  5. Car pool. Connect with other commuters at eRideShare.
  6. Ride a bike.
  7. Go to your local library instead of buying new books.
  8. Get off junk mail lists.
     GreenDimes can get you started.
  9. Buy products that use recyclable materials whenever possible.
  10. Buy locally. Find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food near you at LocalHarvest.






Vision

To live in PEACE with our Environment

Practice Institutional Ecology
Set an example of environmental responsibility by establishing policies and practices of resource conservation, recycling, waste reduction, and environmentally sound operations.

Educate for Environmentally Responsible Citizenship
Assist in promoting curriculum and continuing education programs that prepare students to understand their individual roles and responsibilities in our interdependent economic, social, and ecological world.

Advance Environmental Literacy
Foster environmental awareness in all campus activities.

Create an Institutional Culture of Sustainability
Assess the environmental impact of policies and programs and promote sound institutional practices.

Enhance Awareness of Environmentally Sustainable Development
Provide opportunities to learn more about sustainable living, environmental management, and positive ecological practices that support an environmentally sustainable future.