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RCC and the Environment

 
 

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ROCKLAND COUNTY HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL at Fireman's Memorial Dr., Pomona . 1pm - 3 pm
Weekdays M-F;
 
  EARTH DAY APRIL 28, 2011

 

Rockland Community College has embraced the principles of environmental sustainability as an essential component of its academic curricula, administrative plans and plant facilities operations.

The commitment of RCC to the environment was formalized in April 2008 on Earth Day when President Cliff Wood signed the Presidents Climate Commitment and the Talloires Declaration.

The Technology Center has been awarded Silver Certification as a Leeds Green Building by the US Green Building Council.  It is the first Green Building constructed by  Rockland County .

RCC is a charter member of the Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges and Universities.

The RCC Center for Personal & Professional Development is a member of the Hudson Valley Educational Consortium of five colleges which sponsors the Clean Energy Technology Training Initiative.  The RCC CPPD offers many environmental courses to the community.

RCC offers the Associate in Science Environmental Science Degree as well as environmental courses for the entire college community.

RCC has an organic garden and a certified wildlife habitat.

RCC  proudly  sponsors a yearly Earth Day Celebration.

RCC is a member of Clean Air New York

 

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