College OF MICHIGAN Understudy Supportability Activity ROUNDTABLE I.


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College OF MICHIGAN Understudy Maintainability Activity ROUNDTABLE I. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2008 Passage Center, DANA BUILDING. Happy WALKER, Group Facilitator AARON JAMES, Fund and Effort Organizer DANA ARNOLD, Venture Director ZAKIYAH SAYYED, Venture Supervisor. Diagram.
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College OF MICHIGAN STUDENT SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE ROUNDTABLE I WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2008 FORD COMMONS, DANA BUILDING MERRY WALKER, TEAM COORDINATOR AARON JAMES, FINANCE & OUTREACH COORDINATOR DANA ARNOLD, PROJECT MANAGER ZAKIYAH SAYYED, PROJECT MANAGER

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Overview Introductions Andrew Horning, Manager of Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute Melissa Forbes and Darshan Karwat, Founders of Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) SSI Team You! (name, alliance, interest) Background on Sustainability University of Michigan History, People, Initiatives External Benchmarking Brainstorming

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What we are and are not SSI statement of purpose "The mission of the Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) is to make the University of Michigan the national pioneer in grounds maintainability by tending to the range of natural, social, and moral concerns emerging from supportability. SSI gives a gathering to undergrad and graduate understudy pioneers from understudy government and grounds ecological associations to share thoughts and make collective maintainability extends that advantage the UM group. SSI helps understudies, chairmen, workforce, and staff consolidate maintainability standards into grounds framework and scholarly educational programs choices careful exploration into best practices and observing of U-M\'s advancement on continuous manageability initiatives.”

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University of Michigan Green Report Card College Sustainability Report card http://www.greenreportcard.org

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Governance and Administration Curriculum and Research Community Service and Outreach People Operations Money Energy Conservation Transportation Buildings

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile People Schools & Colleges Centers Institutes Degree Programs Initiatives Research BOTTOM LINE…CHAOS!!

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Governance and Administration Staff positions: Full time Environmental Stewardship Coordinator, Full time Pollution Prevention Specialist, Full time Recycling Coordinator and Recycling Program Assistant, Half-time Sustainability Coordinator for University Housing, Full time Energy Management Liaison, (four) Full time Energy Reduction Management Engineers. Boards of trustees/Plans: President’s Environmental Sustainability Task Force (2005), Recycling project Strategic Plan and Grounds and Waste Management Strategic Plan, U-M Housing mission and objectives explanations, Planet Blue, Sustainability Oversight Committee and yearly program objectives, Utilities Reduction Committee & Subcommittees, Alternative Energy Wind Working Committee, Annual Environmental Sustainability Report Memberships: EPA Energy Star (Partner of the Year 2004), EPA Combined Heat & Power Partner, Energy Conservation Fund, National Pollution Prevention Roundtable

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Curriculum and Research Undergraduate Degrees (PitE) BA/BS with a Concentration in the Environment, BA/BS with a Concentration in General Biology, BA/BS with Concentrations in Geological Sciences, Earth Systems Sciences, Environmental Geosciences, Oceanography, or Earth Sciences, BA/BS in Social Science, BSE, Civil Engineering with an attention on Environmental Engineering or Hydraulics and Hydrological Engineering, BSE, Earth System Science and Engineering, BSE, Chemical Engineering with an emphasis on Environmental Engineering, BS, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences with an emphasis on Radiological Sciences, BS, Engineering Interdisciplinary Program with spotlight on Urban and Regional Planning Graduate Degrees Atmospheric and Space Sciences (AOSS), Geoscience and Remote Sensing (EECS/AOSS), Chemical Engineering (ChE), Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB), Environmental Engineering (CEE), Civil Engineering with spotlight on Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineering (CEE), Environmental Health Sciences (SPH), Industrial Hygiene (SPH), Geology (GEOL), Oceanography: Marine Geology and Geochemistry (GEOL), School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE), Public Policy (SPP), Urban Planning (TCAUP), Nuclear Science (NERS) Centers Center for Sustainable Systems (CSS), Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS), Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), Center for Advancing Research & Solutions for Society (CARSS), Center for Advancing Research & Solutions for Society (CARSS), Center for Biologic Nanotechnology, Center for Risk Science and Communication (CRSC), Population Studies Center

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Curriculum and Research Institutes The William Davidson Institute (WDI), Frederick A. also, Barbara M. Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER), Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute (MMPEI), Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute (GESI) Research Michigan Sea Grant , Spatial Land Use Change and Ecological Effects at the Urban Rural Interface, Biosphere Atmosphere Research & Training Program (BART), Sustainable Concrete Infrastructure Materials and Systems, The Antilium Project Initiatives Urban and Regional Research Collaborative (URRC), Ecosystem Management Initiative (EMI), Environmental Justice Initiative, Minority Environmental Leadership Development Initiative (MELDI), Leadership Initiative Minority Female Environmental Faculty (LIMFEF), UM-Global Health Research and Training Initiative (UM-GHRT), International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI), Arts on Earth

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Community Service and Outreach UM Housing Community Outreach Program UM gives gift chances to nearby associations when understudies move out of home corridors 2006 (April 24 – April 29) the accompanying things were gathered and gave to neighborhood philanthropy associations: Donation sums for 2006 totaled more than 14 tons Additional covering, furniture and wood gave to general society for re-use rather than area filling U-M has City of Ann Arbor Earth Day occasion Works with City of Ann Arbor on new group reusing drop-off site Set up data stalls for America Recycles Day Participate in Green Fair & Energy Fest on grounds Make previously owned and undesirable office supplies accessible to neighborhood non-benefit associations Participate in national RecycleMania rivalry U-M helped the City of Ann Arbor in the advancement of a bright light and lighting counterbalance reusing project. U-M improvement and backing of Environmental Sustainability Web website

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Community Service and Outreach –Case Study Football Stadium Recycling Program U-M has the biggest football stadium reusing project in the nation More than 110,000 individuals go to each of seven football games for every season Recycling system catches paper and cardboard items and plastic beverage compartments every amusement Additional reusing holders are situated in rear end regions outside the stadium to catch material created before commencement Program was actualized in 1999, information speaks to materials caught and reused amid the 2005 football season

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Operations Overview Energy Conservation Co-era characteristic gas Power Plant that supplies half of all vitality utilized on Campus. Utilizes abundance steam to warmth and cool structures Saves the University more than 4 trillion Btu of vitality every year Overall proficiency rate of 85%. U-M is focused on EPA’s Energy Star and Green Lights Programs 200+ structures spreading over 19 million square feet U-M decreased vitality utilization >80,000,000 kWh/year Energy lessening endeavors moderate yearly barometrical discharges >128 million pounds CO 2 Energy Reduction endeavors spare the UM $8.7 million every year A 35 kW photovoltaic board framework was introduced on the top of the DANA Natural Resources building.

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Operations Transportation UM has biggest option fuel project of any University in the U.S. 87% of UM traveler vehicle armada utilizes solely option fuel 470 vehicles use E85 ethanol fuel All 26 huge travel mentors (transports) use Ultra-low sulfur bio-diesel fuel in blend with Diesel Particulate Filters 109 administration trucks use Bio-diesel fuel only Six Bluebird mentors are utilizing Biodiesel fuel w/Diesel Oxidation Catalysts 2005: transports logged 1,115,037 miles & transported 5.19 factory travelers U-M has 48 vanpools serving 22 urban areas, allowed to all University representatives 2005: vanpools voyaged 471,210 miles

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Operations Buildings LEED ensured specialist is included in the audit of development records for each new development venture on U-M grounds >$5 million U-M Sustainability Design rules it determines that LEED focuses are just scrutinized if venture >$5 million 2005 Dana building was Gold LEED guaranteed by the US Green Building Council LEED affirmation is being sought after for the new MOTT’s Women’s/Children’s doctor\'s facility which will make it the biggest LEED confirmed social insurance organization in the country Only non-LEED confirmed new graduate school in the nation

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U-M 2006 Sustainability Profile Other Programs Other major operational projects include: Food waste fertilizing the soil program (54.91 tons for FY 06) Green obtaining activities and site Mature reusing system: 3387.42 tons reused in FY 06; incorporates paper, blended holders and auxiliary reusing streams 469.86 tons of development and devastation materials reused in FY 06, incorporates: solid, scrap wood and scrap metal Regulated material reusing projects: hardware (10 tons FY06), oil (1,200 gallon

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