The culture of environmentalism has seeped into life at Ithaca College — from the clothes that students wear to the water bottles they use.
Two Ithaca College seniors have been selected to present their research project, “Not-So-Clean-Cosmetics,” at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research.
Ithaca College will no longer be purchasing plastic straws for its on-campus retail locations. Instead, the plastic straws will be replaced with compostable ones.
The Office of Energy Management and Sustainability should be applauded for the work it has done to accelerate the college’s progress toward its goal.
At the All-College Gathering on Aug. 23, Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced that the college’s carbon footprint is projected to drop by 45 percent this academic year. This decrease in overall carbon output is part of the college’s previous pledge to be completely carbon neutral by the year 2050.