Welcome to Eckerd's Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability at Eckerd College is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and practices related to campus sustainability in the context of our 2007 signed American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). It is the duty of the Sustainability Fellow to work creatively within established campus sustainability initiatives as well as develop new, innovative programs that will further Eckerd's reputation as a model for campus environmental leadership and education.
Evan Bollier, Sustainability Fellow
Hours: 9:00-5:00, Monday-Friday
April 2012: The first of several water bottle filling stations have been installed on campus to help promote reusable water bottles.
January 2012: Sign up for the Eco-Clamshell at the main cafeteria and use the new OZZI machine. Info here.
November 2011 The first comprehensive student-led composting program was established. Contact Service Learning about how to get involved.
September 2011: Check out sustainability articles in Eckerd's newspaper, the Current here.
August 2011: Bring any of your old electronic waste- cell phones, batteries, CFL bulbs, calculators, etc to the Office of Sustainability to be properly recycled.
The Office of Sustainability was established in the Gamma Lounge Office
July 2011: All residential halls are in the process of being switched from 2.5 gallon per minute (GPM) showerheads to 1.5 GPM models.
The 2010-11 Greenhouse Gas Inventory has now been completed. It will be uploaded online in the Fall.