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Greening the ivory tower : improving the environmental track record of universities, colleges and other institutions

Author: Sarah Hammond Creighton
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, ©1998.
Series: Urban and industrial environments.
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Universities 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Creighton, Sarah Hammond.
Greening the ivory tower.
Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97039382
(OCoLC)37966229
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Hammond Creighton
ISBN: 0585201307 9780585201306
OCLC Number: 44964299
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 337 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword / Robert Gottlieb --
1. Introduction --
2. Making Environmental Change Happen: The Essential Ingredients --
3. Buildings and Grounds --
4. Purchasing --
5. Dining Services --
6. Academic Departments, Administrative Offices, and Classrooms --
7. Laboratories, Research Facilities, and Studios Using Hazardous Materials --
8. Student Activities --
9. Greening the Ivory Tower --
App. A. Talloires Declaration --
App. B. Tufts Dining Strategic Plan --
App. C. Dining Services Assessment Worksheet --
App. D. Tufts Eco Cup Decathlon --
App. E. Internet Resources for Campus Environmental Efforts.
Series Title: Urban and industrial environments.
Responsibility: Sarah Hammond Creighton.

Abstract:

Universities 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.

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