by Danielle Chery ’09 (Journalism) Public Affairs intern Facilities Management is creating efficient ways to recycle and encouraging the campus community to take part in the college’s recycling campaign. Toward that effort, Facilities Management is providing offices with small blue bins to collect paper-only products. The new blue containers are replacing old cardboard boxes that were used to collect recycled paper. Now, the cardboard boxes will be recycled. These containers serve as temporary receptacles for paper products, until they are transported into the large blue recycling bins found in most hallways. The following materials can be disposed of in...
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Other Interesting Endeavors The Facilities Management staff attended a health and safety training during the week of Jan. 12. The training was held in conjunction with the Human Resources Department’s HR Connections Now Quality Programs, a customer service program. Sue Boyer (Facilities Operations), Gary Buckman (Facilities Operations), Pat Dewitt (Custodial), Kim Nelson (Facilities Operations), Heather Puchaliski (Facilities Operations) and Jen Wait (Human Resources) were instrumental in organizing and facilitating the event, which was held in the Coykendall Science Building and the Lecture Center.
Hybrid vehicles arrive on campus Facilities Design and Construction staff members are driving two 2009 Nissan Altima hybrid vehicles, which arrived on campus in December. John Shupe, assistant vice president for facilities management, said these are the college’s first two hybrids. The vehicles join the department’s fleet of nine electric service vehicles. “This is another step forward in our continuing effort to achieve a more sustainable campus. Our new hybrid vehicles use less fuel than conventional vehicles, which saves money and helps to reduce the campus’s carbon footprint,” said Shupe. For more information about such initiatives, visit www.newpaltz.edu/green.