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Students fanned out across campus to participate in sustainability
efforts for the Citizenship Project, including canal and preserve clean-up,
and planting in the Butterfly Garden and entrance to the Green Center.
    
Vision: A sustainable campus environment to benefit students, faculty, staff and community
Mission: The Sustainability Committee seeks to enhance the university's mission by creating a sustainable campus environment with focus on conservation, commitment, community and education.
Core Values: Conservation, Commitment, Community, Environment and Education
Discipline Focuses: The commitee has 5 discipline areas: Community and Education, Energy and Transportation, Landscape and Ecology, Water, Waste and Materials.

College Planning & Management Magazine’s article “Sustainability in Higher Education: Going Strong” gives a good overview of how sustainability is thriving on college campuses. 

“The first thing to note...
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Lynn has focused on increasing its efficient use of energy over the past three years. As a part of the Siemens Project we were able to reduce our utilities consumption by 30 percent. This is a growing trend globally and is having significant imp...

Some numbers from Lynn's Uhaul CarShare program in 2014 show students embracing this “green” alternative transportation option. From the cars available for rent on Lynn’s campus:

• More than 20,000 miles driven. T...

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  Hillel@Lynn celebrated the Jewish holiday Tu B’Shevat, “The New Year of the Trees,” by planting trees in the preserve on campus Feb. 4. Tu B’Shevat is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees....
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Sustainability projects for the Citizenship Project on Jan. 8 and 9 include: canal clean up, preserve clean up and trail improvement and landscaping. Students will trim, weed, plant new plants, lay down fresh mulch and identify plants with placards in...
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The National Intelligence Council Global Trends: 2030 projects a 40% increase in demand for food and water by 2030 and nearly 50% of the world's population will live in areas with limited access to food and water.  These scarcities will wor...

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Last April, Lynn instituted an office recycling program as part of its sustainability efforts.

What does this mean? The wastebasket—with a clear or white trash liner—underneath each desk serves as a personal recycling center in which a...

Lynn has enrolled in Office Depot's Greener Office Delivery Service, so you should be seeing our Office Depot deliveries in recyclable bags and reusable totes.


 

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