Green Fund Award Recipients

Spring 2012: Facilities, Planning and Operations - Electric Vehicle

A Green Fund Grant was received to purchase an electric Columbia ParCar Mega Van, SAS's first electric vehicle. The Mega Van replaced a 1991 maintenance-intensive and highly polluting petro-fueled Daihatsu, and is currently being used by SAS computing to facilitate the pickup and delivery of computing equipment.

 

Spring 2010: Department of Chemistry - Laboratory Glass and Metal Recycling

  • Installation of one 20-yard recycling compactor and one 6-yard trash compactor in the Department of Chemistry loading dock in order to implement a department-wide lab glass and lab metal recycling program
  • The additional compactor will also increase the department’s capacity to recycle paper, cardboard and commingled materials while reducing the number of pickups from 10-12 to 2-3 per week

Project Leader: Matthew Lane, Executive Director, Department of Chemistry

Sponsor: Department of Chemistry

 
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