PSC Meeting Highlights: November 13, 2013

Posted on November 20, 2013

News and Updates

  • Patrick Caddeau, Director of Studies at Forbes College, discussed their new paperless advising system
  • Forrest Meggers, Associate Research Scholar, Architecture, told the group that 14 students from 7 departments are participating in green building competition

AASHE Resources and Member Benefits

  • Free membership resources available at with email address; resources include newsletters, case studies, discounts and more

Sustainability Highlights

  • 2013 progress toward sustainability goals presented
  • Highlights to be available on new sustainability website shortly

GreenLeaders update

  • Greening Princeton’s single stream recycling pilot
    • Single-stream (“mixed recycling”) recycling pilot in two dorms, 1939 and Edwards Hall, is halfway through; collected initial data and ran door to door education awareness campaign
    • Next steps: 1) Evaluate effectiveness of pilot, roll out single-stream recycling for entire campus including administrative buildings; 2) Food waste collection pilot targeting co-ops and eating clubs.
    • It was suggested to turn “Clash of the Colleges” into “Trash of the colleges”