Queensborough Community College has been selected to receive up to $1,000,000 in funding through the Green Innovation Grant Program, funded through the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation’s Green Innovation Grant Program.
This semester you will notice something different about your coffee cup. If you buy a 12oz coffee in the cafeteria or are having an 8oz coffee at a catered event or meeting on campus, your coffee will be served in an eco-friendly cup.
A novel heating and cooling system designed by faculty and students of the Grove School of Engineering for the Solar Roof Pod, The City College of New York entry in the recent U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, delivers twice the energy efficiency of conventional units.
At the current rate of fossil fuel consumption, it is estimated that global reserves of petroleum will be exhausted by 2050. Biodiesel, an advanced biofuel made from readily available, renewable resources is a domestic, sustainable, cleaner-burning, diesel fuel replacement that meets strict quality specifications.
Baruch College was faced with a dilemma. A survey of Baruch students indicated a strong desire to recycle, yet a day-long waste audit of Baruch’s Newman Vertical Campus (NVC) showed less than half of recyclable waste was actually being recycled.