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Le Moyne College Hosts Green Campus Challenge Gathering

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … On Friday, November 6, Le Moyne College will host the first annual Green Campus Challenge Gathering (GCCG), a one-day conference for those working on ways to make colleges’ and universities’ operations more sustainable throughout the CNY region. Attendees will share their experiences, successes, failures, and ideas in facilitated discussions.  Representatives from more than 24 different colleges and universities are expected to participate.

The event will take place in the Campus Center, with registration from 8 – 9 a.m. Sessions will conclude at 4 p.m.

The sessions will address a host of issues, including recycling; greening efforts in food service, purchasing, and computing; composting; student organizations; and green offices and libraries.

The GCCG is co-organized by Le Moyne College’s Center for Urban & Regional Applied Research, the Le Moyne College Committee for Environmental Sustainability and Syracuse University’s Sustainability Division. For more information, visit www.lemoyne.edu/greenchallenge or contact Caroline Tauxe at tauxecs@lemoyne.edu.



posted on: 10/27/2009