Sustainability at Paul D. Camp Community College

How PDCCC is ‘Going Green’:

Education – Learning Green

  • Integrating sustainability concepts into existing courses
  • Offering a course on sustainability: Understanding our Environment: An Economic Introduction (ECO 115)
  • Developing a Sustainability Scholars program

Technology – Transforming Green

  • Utilizing digital resources to reduce paper consumption
  • Offering Distance Learning Courses and telecommuting to reduce commuting

Administrative – Operating Green

  • Employing a Sustainability Coordinator to promote green initiatives
  • Convening a Sustainability Committee to recommend sustainable actions to the President
  • Rewarding faculty and staff for leadership in campus sustainability through the Green Office Program (Coming soon!)

Community – Working Together for Green

  • Offering Encore courses focused on sustainability for community seniors
  • Advising community groups and local businesses on sustainability
  • Showing sustainability-themed documentaries regularly on our campuses

Facilities – Maintaining Green

  • Implementing HVAC, lighting and water efficiency upgrades
  • Installing Occupancy Sensors in classrooms to reduce electricity waste
  • Pursuing a college-wide recycling program for 2014

Planning and Development – Designing Green

  • Building stormwater upgrades for Franklin campus to reduce run-off
  • Incorporating energy efficient and environmentally conscious design principles into future construction and upgrades

Recycling Do’s and Dont’s

  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Tin Cans
  • Food and Juice Jars
  • Metal Foil
  • Food and Beverage Bottles
  • Ceramic
  • Glass Jars and Bottles
  • Mirrors
  • Soda and Juice Bottles
  • No Mixed Products such as combinations of metal and paper
PDCCC Sustainability