Talloires Declaration - 1990
Increase Awareness of Environmentally Sustainable
Create an Institutional Culture of Sustainability
Educate for Environmentally Responsible Citizenship
Foster Environmental Literacy For All
Practice Institutional Ecology
Collaborate for Interdisciplinary Approaches
Enhance Capacity of Primary and Secondary
What have we learned?
Where do we go?
The problem is big &multi-dimentional
Annual Environmental Footprint
3.5 million copies/print pages
1,000 gallons of paint
42,000 loads of laundry
139,000 trash bags
1,800 miles of paper towels
and toilet paper
Endicott Action for a Greener Planet
Energy Sources: wind & solar
Waste Reduction and Recycling
You are never actually done
What can I Recycle?
Blue bins located in every building on
What Can’t I Recycle?
No food or liquids!
No plastic films
Submit work order or send via inter office
mail if small (batteries, cartridges)
Endicott recycles more than 20 materials
We divert over 60% of all waste from landfill!
Misc. Ewaste, lamps,
Single Stream Recycle
Compost (Food +
(food & yard
New strategies are accepted
Waste by 30%
Fair Trade coffee
Green Design & Construction
Green Roof on Arts Center
Marblehead Hall (residence) :
LED room lighting
High efficiency heating and cooling
91% recycling rate during construction
Hockey Rink – 156 KW - PPA
Devil is in the details.
Heavy construction – details matter
(and things go wrong)
Use the market to diversify our exposure to market
volatility and create stable prices
Participated in RFP for off-site renewables for
Efficiency is the priority strategy
Efficient Lighting: Indoors and Out
Efficiency is our first fuel!
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Endicott Efficiency Project Costs and Savings
(Savings are discounted after 5 years
and not counted at all after 8 years)
In the word of Wendell Berry…
The real work of planet-saving will be small, humble,
and humbling, and (insofar as it involves love)
pleasing and rewarding. Its jobs will be too many to
count, too many to report, too many to be publicly
noticed or rewarded, too small to make anyone rich or
Sarah Hammond Creighton
Director of Sustainability