New River Community College, as a member college of the Virginia Community College System, creates healthy living and learning environments that promote economic and environmental sustainability through education, workforce development, community outreach, and resource conservation in the development and operation of its facilities and programs.
As part of its effort to fulfill this mission and vision, NRCC has implemented environmentally sustainable or "green" practices in its academic programs and daily operations. More information on these programs is available by visiting the links on the left.
Current efforts to conserve energy and reduce waste at NRCC include:NRCC has a recycling program for the following materials:
New River Community College and other state agencies use products with post-consumer recycled content as follows:
- Carpet (Dupont, Collins & Aikman)
- Fine paper and plain envelopes:
Current efforts to conserve energy and reduce waste at NRCC include:
Beginning January 2012, NRCC will participate in a pilot project for financial aid processing that utilizes a document imaging system, further reducing paper consumption.
NRCC's annual job fair is "green certified" event.
Here are some ways you can help NRCC care for our environment.