Guides / Best Practices

These guides range from building design to transportation and serve as resources for the Colby community and the College itself to be more sustainable.  Learn More >


Suzi Cole, assistant director for scholarly resources and services and sciences librarian, has developed a webpage to assist in research around sustainability.  Learn More >

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  • The dorms have an exciting addition this year, and we’re not just talking about some fresh paint… - In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Office of Sustainability revised and updated the Green Living Guide. The new guide accounts for the latest programs and initiatives on campus and is meant to guide students, faculty, and staff to live as environmentally sustainably as possible. The guide is broken up into six sections: reduce,...
  • Hand Dryer Analysis - High-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers are significantly more energy efficient, environmentally beneficial, and fiscally responsible than paper towel dispensers.
  • Water Filter Analysis - Water filtration machines provide a viable alternative for the campus in order to reduce carbon emissions and save money over the current 35 water jug systems on campus

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