科校区的东方庭

Environmental Sustainability (Coe Green)

 

Coe College is committed to environmentally friendly practices and sustainability. 作为一个教育机构,Coe认识到其在这一领域提供领导的责任. 正是这种对可持续发展的承诺,让科连续四年在《澳门新巴黎人线路blr》中占有一席之地.

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能源

信息图表-能源

  • Coe College was a charter signatory of the 美国大学 and University Presidents Climate Commitment, joining more than 665 campuses around the country. This commits Coe to measure, and, over time, reduce our climate impact. Coe总统 大卫McInally has been active at the national level in the organization.
  • Coe has reduced the college's carbon footprint in significant ways.
    • Coe switched from heating the campus with coal to natural gas, which resulted in a decrease in the college's carbon output of 19%. 的 new steam plant, which is shared with St. Luke's Hospital, was built to LEED standards.
    • Coe目前与能源服务集团的一个项目接近尾声,该项目旨在减少校园的整体能源使用. This involves a detailed inspection of campus infrastructure, repair and replacement of inefficient components, 以及结果的验证. 的 costs will be paid for by future energy savings.
    • 彼得森大厅的改造使用了最新的高效电动机和控制装置,使科学大楼的通风系统既安全又节约用电.
    • 2017年,在克拉克球拍中心的屋顶上安装了1,114块384千瓦的太阳能电池板. 该装置还包括一个监测显示系统,以跟踪能源生产.
  • 2021年1月, Coe College began working with Fusebox, a utility data management company, as part of a grant awarded through the Iowa 能源 Office. 在一起, Coe和Fusebox正在努力通过分析每月的电力来了解和改善学院的能源足迹, 太阳能和天然气数据. 通过这个过程, 澳门新巴黎人线路blr制定了数据支持的策略,以减少校园内的能源使用和高峰需求, without needing to invest additional capital into new equipment.

食物

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  • Coe是由 爱荷华蓝区 实施校园总体规划,在整个校园内纳入可食用景观. 爱荷华州立大学 社区设计实验室 提供设计协助. 科氏环保俱乐部, with the help of Professor Susan Wolverton, 启动计划, 筹款, and implementation for a permaculture garden on campus near Armstrong-Douglas.
  • Tom Wieseler, former Director of 餐饮服务, was recognized as the 2012 爱荷华州回收协会 年度最佳回收者. Thanks to his efforts, Coe 餐饮服务 had been composting all food waste since 2005.
  • Coe is one of six Iowa institutions participating in the 环保局的食物回收挑战, 哪个“旨在减少材料在整个生命周期内对环境的影响?, 包括它们是如何被提取的, 制造, 分布式, 使用, 重用, 回收, 和处理."
  • 学生们现在被要求在自助餐厅使用纳尔金水瓶或自己的水瓶,而不是一次性杯子.
  • After doing waste studies, "的 U" has been trayless since May '09 graduation.
  • 科餐饮服务是“美好明天计划," Sodexo's global promise for sustainability.
  • 餐饮服务 updated our department's Sustainability Statement. 点击这里 to see what we are doing for the Environment, Local communities and in Nutrition, Health & 健康.
  • 餐饮服务在计算他们的EPA转移率的第三年(从20%到61%),并因他们在食品捐赠方面的努力而获得了食品回收网络的新认证.
  • 餐饮服务 worked with the 科环保俱乐部 to start the Coe Garden, which grows vegetables - some of which are 使用 in the cafeteria, 尤其是在夏天.

回收

信息图-食物

  • Coe提供 mixed recycling for all paper and plastic. Bins are located throughout campus.
  • 科最近获得了“保持美国美丽”组织的拨款,用于建造更多的回收箱. Coe was one of 37 colleges recognized nationwide.
  • 希望参与校园回收工作的学生可获得勤工俭学的机会.
  • 餐饮服务 recycles all cardboard, plastic, cans, glass and paper.
  • 超过6个,每年有超过3吨的计算机和网络设备被回收. Coe所有过时的技术都由一家处理监视器的授权公司回收, 打印机, computers and network equipment in an environmentally safe way.
  • 回收小校园科与国家野生动物联合会一起参加了200多所大学的校园零废物竞赛,并在小型大学中获得了人均回收第一名. 回收的科霍克.每人46磅. To learn more about the 2021 contest, now titled Campus Race to Zero Waste, visit www.recyclemania.org

信息图-水

  • In 2020, 科被锡达拉皮兹市提名,并获得了年度雨水和城市流域合作伙伴奖.
  • 科有一个雨水花园, 位于希科克大厅附近, 是什么将屋顶的径流渗透回地下水,而不是将其发送到雨水下水道. 在2015年夏天,校友宿舍花园安装了额外的雨水花园, 2018年的旗杆附近.
  • Renovations and new construction are incorporating low flow faucets, 小便池, and toilets to minimize potable water waste.
  • 高年级礼物 of the Coe Class of 2015 was for the installation of a patio utilizing permeable pavers. 院子里, 位于希科克大厅附近, 演示了该技术的使用,它允许水渗透而不是流出.
  • 已经购买了18个水传感器来跟踪降雨量,并相应地调整洒水器的使用. 该传感器将在下雨时自动关闭洒水器,预计将减少30%的灌溉用水量.
  • Coe的绿色屋顶减少了雨水径流,同时为野生动物和传粉者提供了栖息地. 在爱荷华州达文波特的Roof Top Sedums种植的植物将由当地承包商安装.

景观

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  • Coe has a pollinator garden that was created in partnership with Iowa Big. 花园里种满了本地植物,旨在帮助吸引蝴蝶等传粉者. 这个花园还为鸟类提供了掩护,有助于增加校园周围鸟类的生物多样性.
  • Coe started a tree nursery in 2018, 种植55棵树苗,种植两到三年,然后在校园周围种植. A mix of oak, maple and ornamental trees were chosen for hardiness and aesthetics.

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信息图表-学术

  • Coe提供 可持续性奖学金 to incoming first year students who show passion and concern for our environment.
  • 科荒野野外站
    • 位于伊利以北五英里处, 明尼苏达州, 它毗邻美国东半部最大、最原始的荒野地区.
    • Coe在中西部联合学院(ACM)决定停止实地站的运作后开始运作. 这样做,2的一部分.5 million acre Superior National Forest has been preserved.
    • 团队直接乘坐独木舟从野外站划到边界水域独木舟区荒野的边缘,大约需要两个小时, or to Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park in about eight hours.
  • 环境科学科
    • Offers a rigorous education for preparation for careers in natural resource management, 环境监测, 以及该领域的研究生工作, while also solving environmental problems in the community.
    • 学生可以与“永远的树木”一起工作,在锡达拉皮兹市利用城市森林 GIS和GPS 技术.
    • 学生学习在地下环境中有害金属的生物修复所涉及的微生物过程.
    • 学生评估爱荷华州东部 水的质量 and find ways to address water pollution problems.
  • Coe环境研究
    • 科的最新项目之一为任何专业的学生提供机会,将广泛的环境问题研究作为辅助专业添加到他们的学习计划中.
    • Program features coursework in environmental ethics, 环境经济学, 环境文学, 环境科学.
    • 顶点研讨会将来自不同学科的学生聚集在一起,专注于一个复杂的环境问题. 的 most recent group generated a Stormwater Master Plan for the campus.

课外

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  • 科环保俱乐部
    • Student-run organization active in Coe's movement towards environmental sustainability.
    • Launched the project called CoeBIKES! 的 program uses donated bikes that are available for students, faculty and 工作人员 to check out and use free of charge. 该学院获得了1美元,000 grant from Rockwell Collins to use for repairs, 锁, 油漆, 和头盔.
    • Developed Coe's permaculture garden.
    • Carries out and sponsors educational events.
  • 可持续发展委员会
    • 教师群体, 工作人员, and students who coordinate environmental activities and initiatives on campus.
    • Oversees implementation of Coe's participation in ACUPCC.
    • 比尔Brause, Coe's Sustainability Coordinator
  • Opportunities for volunteering and internships in the Cedar Rapids Community