CAZENOVIA COLLEGE CLIMATE ACTION PLAN
of American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).
part of the ACUPCC commitment, Cazenovia College identified the following goals:
Create and maintain institutional structures to plan and guide the
implementation of sustainability actions
Complete a comprehensive emissions inventory (Greenhouse Gas or GHG
Set a climate neutrality target year of 2050
- Take immediate action to reduce greenhouse
gas emissions + Integrate sustainability into Cazenovia’s curriculum
Assure public availability of information about the college’s
sustainability plans and progress
Has purchased Energy Star certified products for new and replacement
appliances and equipment and currently purchases 6.5% of their electricity
needs from renewable sources through their supplier.
Installed solar panels-30 kW electric power-reducing emissions by 88 tons of CO2 .
Upgraded campus lighting with energy efficient lighting lamps and fixtures
Constructed new buildings to be green & energy efficient
Collects and re-purposes manure into mulch
Constructed diversion ditches
Developed recycling programs
Made sustainability part of the curriculum
Purchase more efficient vehicles
in The Cazenovia Climate Action Plan