Saturday, January 21, 2017

Clark Atlanta

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Clark Atlanta  

Clark Atlanta University

School details:
Full-time enrollment: 3,649
Location: Atlanta, Georgia


  • Clark Atlanta has a Sustainability Council that is working on a formal sustainability plan.
  • The council will focus on improving campus recycling and completing a campus-wide sustainability assessment.

Green Building

  • There is a policy that all new buildings and major renovations will be LEED certified.
  • Clement Hall is LEED-Silver and Energy Star-certified.
  • Wright-Young Hall, currently being renovated, is being built to LEED standards.
  • Dual-flush toilets are used to save water.
  • To save energy, Clark Atlanta uses variable-frequency drives to adjust for demand in ventilation systems.


  • The university recycles some of its paper, computers, and light bulbs.


  • Local and organic foods are offered in dining halls.
  • Excess food is donated to a food bank or shelter.

Student Involvement

  • Clark Atlanta students can volunteer on sustainability projects.
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