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Office of Campus Sustainability & Planning

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Office of Campus Sustainability & Planning

Wright Hall 005
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-3352
Fax: 413-585-3333
Solar panels on Campus Center, Smith College

The Office of Campus Sustainability & Planning integrates environmentally sustainable practices into institutional operations and helps connect campus operations with student learning. We work closely with the Committee on Sustainability to develop campus policy, oversee the Eco Rep program in Smith's student houses, and cooperate with Facilities Management and other campus organizations to develop and implement operational initiatives. We collaborate with the Center for the Environment, Ecological Design and Sustainability (CEEDS) and the Environmental Science and Policy Program to connect campus operations with student learning.


Our Staff

Dano Weisbord
Dano Weisbord

Director of Sustainability & Campus Planning
413-585-3352

 

Emma Kerr
Emma Kerr

Sustainability Coordinator
413-585-3571

 


Recycling

Smith’s long history of recycling speaks to its consistent concern about the environmental impact of its operations. Since 1990, Smith has expanded its recycling program to a robust campus-wide system in every student house, public space and office.

What We Recycle

Batteries

Do not throw batteries into the trash. Batteries can be recycled in a container located in the lower-level of the Campus Center.


Sustainable Office Certification Program

The Sustainable Office Certification Program is designed to recognize, support and promote offices that are engaging in sustainable practices. Certification is based on a checklist of activities and behaviors that progress from level one to level three. The first level covers conservation practices many offices are already using—or that are easy to start—such as unplugging personal cell phone chargers when they are not in use. Practices become more challenging at the upper levels, including unplugging appliances and turning off powerstrips over the weekend and taking notes electronically rather than on paper.