Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Dine’ College


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Dine’ College

School details:
Full-time enrollment: 2,200
Location: Tsaile, Navajo Nation (Apache County, Arizona)

Administration

  • The Dine’ Environmental Institute and the Dine’ Policy Institute work to further sustainability on campus.

Green Building

  • One building on campus was built to LEED green building guidelines.
  • The Dine’ Environmental Institute, currently in the planning phase, aims for LEED Silver certification.
  • Landscaping features native plants that require less water.

Climate Change & Energy

  • The college has secured funding to install solar panels on its campus.

Recycling

  • Dine’ recycles traditional materials including aluminum, glass, and some plastics.
  • The school’s old computers and used printer cartridges are also recycled.

Dining

  • An on-campus garden provides food for the dining halls.

Student Involvement

  • Students can work on sustainability volunteer projects on campus.
  • The school runs sustainability competitions for its students.
  • The Dine’ Environmental Institute offers student internships.
  • The Green Club is an environmental-themed student group.
  • Fifteen students have declared an environmental science major.

Transportation

  • The campus features solar car ports.
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