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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.

Ramapo Green Recycling Checklist

  • Filtered Hydration Station  across campus with easy access to free filtered water for their reusable water bottles and mugs.

Drink Local

  • 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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