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Liaison V.S. (Raghu) Raghavan
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
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Mount Holyoke College
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
-- Reporter Nancy Apple
Environmental Health & Safety
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

Within the first few days of hire, new faculty and staff receive an email from Environmental Health & Safety welcoming them to the College and including a link to the Environmental Stewardship web page along with an offer of assistance if they have questions. New faculty and office staff are visited by an ECO-Rep who will: make sure they have a paper recycling bin in their office and if not provide one, explain how recycling works at MHC including both what can be recycled and where it needs to be collected, tell them where the central recycling locations are on their floor and building, provide compact fluorescent light bulbs for any task lighting in the office, discuss energy conservation opportunities, and discuss paper use reduction.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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