Initiatives

In Progress

  • Updated statistics for the 2018 Climate Action Report
  • Compile statistics for the 2019 Climate Action Report
  • LEED certification of the new Natatorium (opening October 2020).
  • Establishment of the KCIBS Certification (Kalamazoo College Initiative for Building Sustainability) to replace LEED certification as a credible energy efficiency standard for future K infrastructure
  • Increased cigarette receptacles around campus¬†

Recently Completed

  • Hoop House fully opened, introduced a winter cover crop, successful spring/summer crop
  • Funding completed for establishment of Center for Environmental Stewardship, director hired
  • LEED silver certification of Arcus Center for Social Justice finalized