Since its founding in 1969, Ramapo College of New Jersey has had a clear commitment to 可持续性. As the world around us has come to realize the importance of renewable energy, 污染控制, the elimination of waste and the adoption of “green practices,“我们重申了对可持续发展的承诺.
On April 16 1STEP and 拉曼绿色 hosted a virtual screening of The Sacrifice Zone, a documentary on the work of the Ironbound 社区 Corporation to combat pollution in Newark from industrial sources. Melissa Miles who was featured in the documentary and currently serves as the Executive Director of the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance spoke to the audience afterwards. The documentary began with stunning visuals of Ironbound-Newark residents going about their daily activities while planes from Newark Liberty 国际 Airport flew over an incineration plant emitting ominous smoke. ICC Environmental Justice Director Maria Lopez and ICC Environmental Educator Emily ... 阅读更多
在内布拉斯加州的林肯. (2021年3月22日) – Ramapo College of New Jersey was honored with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education® recognition by the Arbor Day 基金会 for its commitment to effective urban forest management. “Tree Campuses and their students set examples for not only their student bodies but the surrounding communities showcasing how trees create a healthier environment,丹·兰博说, 植树节基金会主席. “因为bt体育软件下载的参与, 空气会更纯净, water cleaner and students and faculty will be surrounded by the shade and beauty trees provide.” The Tree Campus Higher Education program honors colleges and universities for effective campus forest management ... 阅读更多
By Ben Hopper A new bill to create a divestment task force was passed by the Ramapo 学生会(SGA) on Monday, 3月15日. 这个法案, proposed by Secretary of 可持续性 Zoë Tucker-Borrut and introduced by Senate Vice President Nicholas Bykov, 以17-0-0的投票结果一致通过. Divestment is the act of shifting investments from going towards fossil fuels to being put towards more environmentally friendly and sustainable alternatives instead. Divestment brings a number of benefits with it including working to combat climate change through eliminating the use of fossil fuels. 连同其 ... 阅读更多
Read this article on The Ramapo 新闻 The holiday season: gift-giving, 接受礼物——都是用礼物包装的. 尽管很多人可能没有意识到这一点, 12月是一个无限浪费创造的季节, 新年伊始，所有这些垃圾都会被扔进垃圾填埋场. 根据斯坦福大学, Americans create 25% more trash during the holiday season than any other time of the year. 在短短一个月内就产生了2500万吨垃圾. 所有这些浪费都很容易避免, 太, with just a few simple changes and perhaps a few larger ones if you’re up for the cause. 少包装包装 ... 阅读更多
Tour campus virtually to learn about the College’s progress toward reaching its 可持续性 goals.
Tips to help you navigate challenges related to 可持续性 and COVID-19.
Locate your closest filtered water bottle-filling station on campus.
Practice more mindful living when working and studying from home.
Explore how the IES carried out some of the largest projects and held some of the most significant events in the College’s history.