TODAY is Campus Sustainability Day and many TDC member institutes are celebrating with a bang! This year’s theme, according to CampusSustainabilityDay.org, is “Climate Adaptation: Resilient Campuses & Communities.” In Florida, Miami Dade College along with its Earth Ethics Institute (EEI) and Kendall Campus Sustainability Committee is holding a day long annual gathering with community partners and student orgs presenting on sustainability initiatives. Moraine Valley Community College in Illinois is hosting a panel on “The Politics of Food” as a part of its weeklong series of events on sustainability. While Guttman Community College in New York City is holding the second day of its two day Community Day that focuses on climate change as a central theme. Another stellar TDC member that’s taking sustainability seriously is Santa Monica College in southern California. They are also hosting a weeklong gathering that involves webinars, panels, discussions, and campus clean-ups.
Waste Management is also giving away brochures on a sustainable campus model called “In Pursuit of Zero Waste” for any and all campuses ready to take on the path to sustainability.
For more information on participating TDC colleges go to the events calendar.