Looking for ways to recycle, reduce and reuse resources is smart, not only because it furthers our sustainability efforts, but also because it helps our bottom line. We are always diligently looking for new ways to prevent waste, big and small.
Duke Hall Gets Modern Facelift
An old residence hall on campus got an energy-efficient facelift, thanks to Duke Energy’s Smart Building Advantage (SBA) program.
Science Center to House Center for Renewable Energy
Construction began in 2012 on a new Science Center that will be constructed with sustainable materials and methods designed to meet LEED Silver certification standards.
JCSU Launches Community Home Energy Initiative
Along with the housing rehabilitation project managed by the Johnson C. Smith University Center for Applied Leadership, student interns implemented a Green Rehab program for the surrounding community.
University Included in Waste Reduction Master Plan
In 2011, Johnson C. Smith University joined an organization of local universities and colleges to share information on reducing solid waste on each of the participating campuses.
Recycling for Charity
Johnson C. Smith University participated in two recycling initiatives with a dual purpose - saving unwanted items from the landfill while supporting local charities.
Students Evaluate Recycling Options
Students performed comprehensive research and analysis on sustainability efforts at JCSU.
Recycling Gets Underway
The campus is starting to see dividends from its plastic, cardboard and scrap metal recycling that began in 2009.