Campus Initiatives

Sustainable practices are being implemented at many levels, from federal and municipal government to college and university campuses.

College Campuses Ban Bottled Water

Mon, 2012-03-19 09:39

The growth of plastic water bottle usage in the U.S. has resulted in a $22 billion retail packaged-water industry that is continuing to thrive. Enter any vendor location, and you are bound to find water bottles being sold. Couple that with strong advertising campaigns, and it is easy to see why the industry is continuing to grow.

Purdue Places Second in Solar Decathlon

Thu, 2011-10-20 09:52

The U.S. Department of Energy recently hosted a solar decathlon competition, challenging 20 college teams to design, build, and operate the most attractive, effective, and energy-efficient solar-powered house. Alex Jarvis, one of Everblue’s Solar PV training instructors and owner of Solar Systems of Indiana, worked with students at Purdue University to model and submit an entry for the contest.