|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 5, 2011|
Raritan Valley Community College
OP-T2-22: Snow and Ice Removal
|0.25 / 0.25||
Sustainability and Energy Coordinator
Facilities and Grounds
Has the institution implemented technologies or strategies to reduce the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal?:
A brief description of the snow and ice removal program, policy, or practice:
As part of the River Friendly process, in 2010 RVCC reviewed its snow and ice removal practices.
Somerset County salts the campus roads using spreaders. The grounds crew salts the parking lots using spreaders which are calibrated prior to each use. The custodial staff applies non-toxic ice melt to the sidewalks and stairs by hand or using properly-calibrated spreaders. Custodial staff have been directed to shoveled prior to applying ice melt, rather than applying it on top of compacted snow.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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