Tracking Our Progress
In the field of sustainability the saying goes, “you can't reduce what you can't measure.” Tracking and monitoring resource usage, behaviors, and system output are critical aspects in helping make Saint John’s a more sustainable campus.
Here are some of the ways to see how Saint John’s is doing:
Green House Gas Inventory
An inventory of emission from electricity consumption, heating and cooling, vehicle fleet operations, business travel, waste management practices, refrigerants, fertilizer use, wastewater treatment and daily commuting.
Approved Sustainable Revolving Loan Fund Projects
A detailed review of the cost savings, carbon savings, maintenance savings and auxiliary benefits of projects funded by the Sustainable Revolving Loan Fund.
Campus Sustainability Survey
A survey taken in May 2011 which measures the current awareness, literacy, and habits of CSB/SJU students and employees regarding sustainability issues.
2009 Waste and Recycling Audit
A comprehensive waste and recycling assessment from 2009. Many of the recommendations made in this document have since been accomplished. Look for an updated assessment soon.
A competition among 600 colleges and universities throughout the nation to see who can recycle the most and waste the least.
Live Electricity Usage
An up-to-the-minute reading on how much electricity our campus is using.
Energy Challenge Results
A two month long conservation competition among student housing buildings to achieve the greatest percentage reduction in energy use.
Live Solar Farm Data
Live and historical energy production data from the Saint John’s Solar Farm.