11 Oct '11, 2pm

[Blog Update] The Billion Dollar Green Challenge Launches

[Blog Update] The Billion Dollar Green Challenge Launches

This post is by Mark Orlowski and Emily Flynn of the Sustainable Endowments Institute. Solar panels adorning the tops of Harvard buildings. A bright, towering wind turbine on the St. Olaf campus. Libraries and dormitories chock full of blue recycling options and even composting bins inside the dining halls, at the University of Washington. Campus sustainability has come into its own over the last decade, with renewable energy, tray-less dining, and sustainability director jobs popping up at campuses across the country. While many colleges and universities can implement some or all of these programs to reduce their carbon footprint, many projects are done piecemeal, without a regular source of funding or the institutional support to make it the first step in a larger commitment. Being a sustainable campus can be so much more than just a green garden or showcase project. Sus...

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