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YHC Green Profile

Facility Initiatives

  • LEED Gold certification earned for the Rollins Campus Center; LEED Silver certification earned for Enotah Hall residence hall; LEED Certification earned for Recreation and Fitness Center, The Village and The Towers
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems installed to serve Enotah, Hillgrove and Manget residence halls
  • YHC Fine Arts Annex repurposed for art department space and environmentally friendly pervious concrete pad installed to reduce runoff
  • Green cleaning supplies used throughout campus

 

Administrative Initiatives

  • Member of Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
  • YHC Sustainability Committee
  • Campus-wide recycling

 

Student Initiatives:

  • Project Artemas
  • Swap Shop
  • Student Government Association Green Fee of $5 per semester (matched by the College)

 

Academic Initiatives:

  • Interdisciplinary minor program in Sustainability
  • YHC Beekeeping Institute addresses green and non-chemical beekeeping
  • YHC beekeeping classes, lectures and workshops are offered to students and public
  • YHC Hemlock Project conducts research for a non-chemical solution to an ecological problem
  • Organic gardening class teaches students, faculty and staff to grow their own food using natural fertilizers and organic pesticides

 

Religious Initiatives:

  • Special chapel services and religious life programming are offered
  • Opportunities for students to participate in special summer programs are available

Sustainability Initiatives

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Recycling Tips From SGA

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