Campaign: Campus Environments

Discontinue use of leaf blowers on campus

Leaf blowers are very loud and emit a lot of air pollution and have no place on a GREEN CAMPUS, especially near buildings. Leaf blower fumes often blow into the Fine Arts building when the doors open! Leaf blowers accomplish nothing except to annoy people. They move leaves and grass from point A to point B, and the wind is very likely to move them right back. If leaves and grass clippings need to be removed, they can ...more »

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Campaign: Sustainability

Fix Vertical Turbines Atop Buildings

Although it obviously won't come near the university's needs, it stands to show the world that we are committed to a green future. It will reduce our impact, it's free power, and other high profile company's like Adobe have done this: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/01/11/adobe-headquarters-installs-20-building-integrated-wind-turbines/ Here's another quick resource showing the cost effective nature of wind power in the ...more »

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