Submit a Project

The Environmental Advisory Group appreciates your concerns and willingness to participate regarding environmental issues here at Colby College. Please fill out the following form to the best of your knowledge. The more information you supply, the greater the chances your proposed project has in succeeding. If you need assistance in filling out the guideline form, feel free to contact the following people:

For help in locating resources or other information contact:
Dale DeBlois
Environmental Initiatives Coordinator

For help related to regulatory issues and/or requirements contact:
Bruce McDougal
Environmental Compliance Coordinator


Project Submittal Form

Describe the idea, initiative or program which is being considered. Be sure to identify what would be accomplished, if there are any regulations which govern, and what departments at Colby would be affected.

Describe the existing conditions relative to the proposed project and how the project would improve them.

Describe the categories of ultimate impact of this project (i.e., types of pollution reduced or natural resources preserved) and their significance.

Identify the initial investment required to initiate this project, such as equipment, supplies, advertising and labor.

Identify the total annual resources (like labor) required to perpetuate this program. Who is responsible for sustaining the initiative?

Identify any potential sources of labor or funding, as well as any that have already been secured or applied for, such as grants, sharing programs, volunteer labor or participating organizations.

What is the financial payback for this proposed project, if any?

What are the other (non-financial) paybacks, if any, to the Colby community? What is the benefit to Colby if the proposed project is undertaken, and the ramifications if it is not?

How long do you believe it would take to implement this project?