In this episode of 13, Colgate’s sustainability staff members talk biomass — the primary heat source for the University — and how burning locally sourced wood chips helped Colgate on its path to carbon neutrality.
The new Spear House parking lot may look mostly the same as before, but massive stormwater storage chambers and other improvements make this project a substantial investment in sustainable infrastructure at Colgate.
The Colgate community comes together each year to celebrate sustainability during 13 Days of Green. This Colgate tradition, with programs leading up to Earth Day, highlights local and global sustainability challenges and initiatives, and demonstrates what individuals can do to inspire change.
Colgate is proud to announce its investment in several impactful carbon offset projects to mitigate remaining University emissions for air and automotive travel, and energy consumption related to buildings.
On November 7–8, Colgate became the first private institution to host the annual State of New York Sustainability Conference. More than 300 sustainability officers, professors, industry experts, and students from across New York State came to campus to discuss climate action, renewable energy, waste reduction, and fostering sustainable behavior. The conference was organized by the […]