Portland Community College (PCC) is honored to receive the APPA 2016 Sustainability Award.
This Sustainability Award in Facilities Management is designed to recognize and advance sustainability excellence in educational facilities. This annual award recognizes a facilities management department that has integrated sustainable policies and practices throughout all facets of the organization and embedded them within the educational institution.
Among the college’s many sustainability efforts, some of those highlighted with the award include:
• A strong commitment to sustainability and climate action as outlined in the school Mission, Climate Action Plan and Strategic Plan;
• Innovative waste management practices including on-site composting and mini trash cans;
• Commitment to LEED certification for all new construction;
• Best practices in energy management and efficiency upgrades resulting in over 60% energy savings;
• Efforts to educate and engage the college community through outreach including an annual Eco Challenge and events;
• Curriculum and hands-on educational opportunities like learning gardens, as well as a Sustainability Focus Award;
• Student leadership in sustainability efforts including The Green Initiative Fund; and
• Measuring and reducing scope III emissions through sustainable purchasing, alternative transportation and green cleaning.
If you are interested and have further questions on submitting for this award, pls. contact:
Briar Schoon, PCC Sustainability Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 971.722.8322
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Sustainability Award – San Diego Community College District
Effective & Innovative Practices – University of California San Francisco
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Pacesetter Award – David Woodson
Unsung Heroes Award – Patty Anderson