Ecological Stewardship at Goshen College

Posts Tagged ‘carbon neutral’

Sun showers will pour from Goshen College’s Rec-Fitness Center

By jodihb • Nov 8th, 2011 • Category: feature, lead, news
The Sun Shower Project, planned by Goshen College students, faculty and staff, involves building solar panels to heat the hot water used in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center on campus.

Native Landscaping Project update

By jodihb • Jun 9th, 2011 • Category: blog, news
June 9, 2011 Large areas of the college campus lawn are being transformed from traditional lawn to native landscaping. For almost a year Goshen College has been planning and organizing this effort, and on May 2 the …

GC makes list of 34 colleges/universities that get star for sustainability

By jodihb • Feb 16th, 2011 • Category: news
Thirty-four institutions of higher education — including Goshen College — have submitted data for a rating through STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System. Launched more than a year ago by the Association for the Advancement …

Goshen continues to significantly lower energy use and bills

By jodihb • Oct 25th, 2010 • Category: feature, news
Energy usage for the Goshen College campus during the 2009-10 school year has been added up, and the energy bills and consumption continue to head in the right direction: down. Read more about this from …

Goshen College finalizes Climate Action Plan to reduce carbon impact

By jodihb • Sep 16th, 2009 • Category: news
The plan documents the college’s commitment to reducing campus greenhouse gas emissions and outlines initiatives designed to achieve an overall goal of climate neutrality as well as a set of steps that will teach students the skills they will need to help society do the same.

Goshen College shares green practices with local business leaders

By glenn • Jun 1st, 2009 • Category: news
May 21, 2009 In these tough economic times, business owners are eager to save money. Members of the Sustainable Business Roundtable in Michiana want to save the planet too. Goshen College hosted the May meeting of the group to share some …

Goshen College committed to creating a ‘climate neutral’ campus

By jodihb • Mar 31st, 2009 • Category: feature
Goshen College plans to sharply reduce and eventually eliminate all of the college’s global warming emissions and is supporting more research and educational efforts to help stabilize the earth’s climate.