44 years have passed since Earth Day was launched and it seems people are more mindful than ever before about reducing their carbon footprint. Adopting sustainable practices can begin today and higher education is taking a large role. Syracuse University’s Sustainability Division is constantly working on the effort. Marketing Manager Melissa Cadwell they’re looking for some extra help on Earth Day between Waverly Ave and Harrison Street on the hill.
SUNY E-S-F is getting closer to its goal to achieving carbon neutrality by 2015. A ribbon cutting was held Friday to officially dedicate the college’s newest building.
The Gateway Center has a three million dollar combined heat and electric system powered by biomass and natural gas. Executive Director of Energy and Sustainability Michael Kelleher explains the process once the wood pellets are loaded.