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S SU US STA TA I N A AB BILIT Y Sustainable success Operating more sustainably is a goal for scores of students, faculty and staff members at Grand Valley. Efforts to reduce waste and manage utility costs have created impressive numbers. 22 LEED-certified buildings on campus (and five more campus construction projects under review). 42% 21.5 of university waste is recycled including... TONS 554.1 of computers Using less resources LEED buildings are more resource efficient using less water and energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. TONS of paper, cardboard, books, glass, plastic and tin From 2001-2015 there was a 26.5% drop in electric usage on a square-foot basis $2.1 Million Annual savings from energy efficiency, conservation and new construction efforts. Many Laker home football games are zero waste, typically... 597 POUNDS of waste is composted during a football game 505 POUNDS of waste is recycled 23 Grand Valley Magazine

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GVMagazineSpring2016

Campus News
Athletics
Donor Impact
Q&A Faite Mack
Arts
Saddle up: professor leads research on speech therapy technique
Sustainability
Cultural competency in health care
Hot ideas and inventions
Focal Point
Research
Life before Louie: making a mascot
Alumni News

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