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Welcome to Allegheny College…

Wasting computer energy and Depleting paper!

Allegheny’s Policies

What Other Schools Are Doing

Steps for Improvement

Our Mission Statement

Excess of Paper Consumption

How much do you

Waste


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Our Mission Statement

Computer use at Allegheny College is an important aspect of campus life.

However, its environmental impacts are often not realized or considered.

&

Goals:

Spread Awareness to Campus Community

Compare our policies to other institutions

Provide solutions for a more environmentally friendly campus

Make an impact on others across campus

OUR MISSION & CONCERNS

~ Why? ~

Global Warming

Production and use of various forms of energy is a large contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Change

Global warming and greenhouse gas emissions have a large impact on climate change.

Other Institutions

Institutions and organizations worldwide have begun to take measures to reduce energy consumption and increase energy efficiency.

We Have The Capabilities

We need to make others aware and implement changes!

Most students never turn off his or her own personal computer.

Allegheny’s Policies

What Other Schools Are Doing

Steps for Improvement

Our Mission Statement

Excess of Paper Consumption


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Allegheny College Policies

Interview with Phil Reinhart,

Help Desk Technician-Manager

  • Why Are Computers left on?

  • Do we work to save energy?

  • Does Allegheny recycle?

  • Can we limit student’s printing?

Murray Hall,

Home of Computing Services

Allegheny’s Policies

What Other Schools Are Doing

Steps for Improvement

Our Mission Statement

Excess of Paper Consumption

Our Mission Statement

Allegheny’s Policies

What Other Schools Are Doing

Steps for Improvement

Excess of Paper Consumption


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How Others Do It

Some colleges and universities do not offer students unlimited printing. The University of Pittsburgh limits students to 600 pages per semester and uses software to track each student’s amount of printing.

Regional InstitutionsOther Institutions

Denison College Northern Illinois University

Earlham College California Polytechnic University

Wooster College University of Pittsburgh

A student at Northern Illinois University swipes her access card to print from an on campus computer lab. She will be charged $0.10 per page that she prints.

Our Mission Statement

Allegheny’s Policies

What Other Schools Are Doing

Steps for Improvement

Excess of Paper Consumption


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The Problem of Paper

To get an idea of the amount of paper discarded in one day at Allegheny we visited All computer labs.

  • Discarded Paper

  • Not Placed In Trash

  • Not Placed In Recycle Bin

  • Multiple Copies

  • Low Toner

  • Many Intermixed Blank Pages

Our Mission Statement

Allegheny’s Policies

What Other Schools Are Doing

Steps for Improvement

Excess of Paper Consumption


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Steps for Improvement

Practical Changes for Computing Services:

  • Improve monitoring program

  • Enforce printing regulations

  • Educate student body

  • Take steps from other institutions’ actions

Simple changes, like printing on two sides of a piece of paper can make a large decrease in the amount of wasted paper.

Our Mission Statement

Allegheny’s Policies

What Other Schools Are Doing

Steps for Improvement

Excess of Paper Consumption


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