Loyola University, Maryland Green Initiatives
Energy Management Plan
o Passed by the President’s Cabinet
in January 2009.
o Heating & Cooling Temperature
o Nighttime energy set-backs.
o Restrict energy hogs such as space
• Single Stream Recycling
o All recyclables can go in same
o Increases the options for what we
o On average the University recycles
35% of its waste.
o For the past 3 years the University
has participated in and topped Maryland in the per
capita category in the nation-wide Recyclemania contest.
• Sustainability Committee
o Summer 2009 the University is
creating a sustainability committee comprised of students,
faculty and administrators.
o The committee will lead the
sustainability program to the next level & launch a campaign to
help change the behaviors of the University community members.
• Water Conservation
o Low-flow shower heads
o Energy star washers
• “Green” Residence hall
o Living roof
o Takes advantage of geothermal
o Recycled materials used in
• Dining Services
o Recyclable “to go” containers
o “Trayless” dining
o Local food options
o Farmer’s market on the quad during
peak growing seasons
o Organic and fair trade options
• Carbon footprint
o A company has been contracted to
help the University determine its carbon footprint & determine
where there are areas for improvement.
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