Greening the Ivory Tower
Improving the Environmental Track Record of Universities, Colleges and Other Institutions
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Greening the Ivory Tower by Sarah Hammond Creighton
Book DescriptionUniversities can teach and demonstrate environmental principles and stewardship by taking action to understand and reduce the environmental impacts of their own activities. Greening the Ivory Tower, a motivational and how-to guide for staff, faculty, and students, offers detailed "greening" strategies for those who may have little experience with institutional change or with the latest environmentally friendly technologies.The author was project manager of Tufts CLEAN!, a program whose mission was to reduce Tufts University's environmental impact. After analyzing the campus's overall environmental impact (each year the main campus serves 5 million meals; makes 14 million photocopies; uses 65 tons of paper towels, 110 million gallons of water, and 23 million kWh of electricity; and generates over 2,000 tons of solid waste), the team decided to focus on food waste, transportation, energy efficiency, and procurement practices. An essential discovery was that to change practices requires the personal commitment and direct involvement of those who have the responsibility for operating the institution on a daily basis. Although the Tufts experience forms the basis for many of the proposals in the book, the story goes well beyond Tufts; the author includes examples of successful practices from many other institutions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780262531511
(224mm x 150mm x 17mm)
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sarah Hammond Creighton
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Explains how members of college and university communities can take action on climate change: strategies, projects, and lessons in how to motivate complex organizations to make changes.
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Author Biography - Sarah Hammond Creighton
Sarah Hammond Creighton is Project Manager of the Tufts Climate Initiative.
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