Our Commitment to Sustainable Practices
At Ramapo College, we take pride in fostering a campus culture that prioritizes sustainability in our facilities. Our commitment to environmental responsibility extends across various aspects of campus operations, demonstrating our dedication to creating a more resilient and eco-conscious community.
Key Sustainability Initiatives:
1. Energy Efficiency:
- Implementation of energy-efficient lighting systems and appliances across campus.
- Ongoing upgrades to HVAC systems for improved energy performance.
2. Renewable Energy Sources:
- Integration of solar panels on select buildings to harness clean, renewable energy.
- Collaboration with local providers to increase the percentage of renewable energy in our campus energy mix.
3. Waste Reduction and Recycling:
- Expansion of recycling programs to reduce waste sent to landfills.
- Introduction of composting initiatives in campus dining facilities.
- Filtered Hydration Station across campus with easy access to free filtered water for their reusable water bottles and mugs.
- We proudly practice furniture reuse, we embrace a sustainable approach by refurbishing and repurposing items whenever possible.
Recognition and Certifications:
- Ramapo College recognized as Tree Campus, established in 2020.
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