Come Plant Trees Monday and Tuesday!

Happy Arbor Day! Come help us celebrate Arbor Day with our Tree Campus Planting on Monday & Tuesday! Monday, May 2nd: 10-11:30 (Moore House)Tuesday, May 3rd: 10-11:30 (Science Center Hill) Brought to you by ISE, Campus Tree Committee & Grounds and Facilities Department for the Tree Campus USA Program.

Clarkson composting in the news!

Watertown Channel 7 news had a clip last night regarding the new composting facility at Whitten Farm, Winthrop AND new efforts at Clarkson to separate food waste from other landfill trash. A community grant project funded by the NYSP2I to the Potsdam Climate Smart Communities program and Clarkson initiated discussions about the demand for compost facilities in the … Continue reading Clarkson composting in the news!

Sust. Dev. Goals Workshop

https://thesdgslab.com/clarksonu The Institute for a Sustainable Environment has partnered with the Foundation of Environmental Stewardship (FES). FES is a non-profit organization that empowers youth to create a more inclusive, fair, prosperous, and sustainable future for all and holds a consultative status with the United Nations (UN). Their program, SDGs Launch, builds the knowledge and skills … Continue reading Sust. Dev. Goals Workshop

Clean out food and beverage containers before recycling them

The Institute of Sustainability conducted a recycling audit on February 4th using recycling waste from Moore House and Hamlin/Powers. Several containers with food still in them were found. Any food or beverage containers not cleaned out properly before being recycled is considered contamination. Enough contamination will force Casella staff to dump the recycling bin contents … Continue reading Clean out food and beverage containers before recycling them

DON’T BAG YOUR RECYCLABLES

The Institute of Sustainability conducted a recycling audit on February 4th using recycling waste from Moore House and Hamlin/Powers. Most recyclables were bagged, which creates a hazard for Casella staff when the waste is being managed. Plastic bags contaminate the recycling. When recycling is bagged it is sent to the landfill. Do not bag any … Continue reading DON’T BAG YOUR RECYCLABLES

How to properly dispose of E-waste

Dear students, Please help us divert electronic and universal waste materials from the landfill. Facilities manages a dumpster exclusively designated for these materials. There are three drop off locations with the included signage at Clarkson University where you can bring your E-waste.  Bringing materials to these locations will ensure they end up in the correct … Continue reading How to properly dispose of E-waste

This week – cross campus SDG BLITZ! Please participate

Do any of your classes integrate aspects of sustainability?  We have a team of training faculty, staff and student interviewers who will be knocking at your door or calling you to ask that question as we attempt to inventory all classes that have sustainability content.  The UN Sustainable Development Goals help to identify the breadth of … Continue reading This week – cross campus SDG BLITZ! Please participate