26 Jul '11, 2pm

@buttecollege is 1st in US to go grid positive w/ 25k #solar panels. #Wildlife habitat campus & a Chill Out winner @NWF

Butte lays claim to years’ worth of honors to demonstrate that commitment. A former Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Leadership Award winner , the school has also won NWF’s ‘Chill Out’ grand prize for its carbon neutrality and energy usage goals, Sustainability Studies certificate program and recycling initiatives and was featured in the Campus Report Card , a project by NWF and Princeton Survey Research Associates International to review trends and new developments in environmental performance and sustainability on college campuses. In the latter report, Butte was recognized for high marks in energy efficiency, recycling and grounds management.

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