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Sustainability

The Green Fee Fund was established by student legislation in order to allocate a surplus in the green fee used to purchase renewable energy certificates (REC) for the Green Power Initiative during academic years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. Students in Lewis & Clark’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the Associated Students of Lewis & Clark College (ASLC), and Students Engaged in Eco-Defense (SEED) collaborated on mechanisms to manage and disseminate these funds, including:

  • A Green Fee Committee to oversee the status of the surplus fund and approve any expenditure from the fund including the awarding of grants to support green and sustainable efforts
  • A Student Sustainability Coordinator to actively engage in activities and facilitate projects between students, faculty, staff, and the broad community.
  • Maintenance of an 8% “rainy day” reserve.

Sustainability

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