|Submission Date||Aug. 1, 2011|
State University of New York at Oswego
ER-3: Sustainability in New Student Orientation
Director of Facilities Construction and Sustainability
Does the institution include sustainability prominently in new student orientation?:
A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation:
-Orientation Manual contains the Laker Green section and explains the use of email for all college communications.
-Students/Parents were provided water pitchers for in place of plastic bottles at orientation functions.
-Orientation Leaders use electric cars to transport handicapped parents and themselves around campus.
-Orientation Leaders provided students/parents with tote bags made with 100% recycled materials.
-The college cut back on paper waste by sending students one informational packet in the mail and the rest of the information by email.
-Laker Leaders highlight sustainable features of New Science Building, Village Townhouses and campus recycling.
The website URL where information about sustainability in new student orientation is available:
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