• Triton College Sustainability Center

    The Triton College Sustainability Center aims to expand training and employment opportunities while improving community and environmental health. We work in collaboration with the Greening the Campus Committee.

     
    The Sustainability Center works in association with the Illinois Green Economy Network.
    What Does Sustainability Mean?

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    What's Green At Triton?

    Visit our Interactive Campus Map of sustainability related improvements and programs on campus.

     

    Sustainability Planning Guide

    The Triton College Sustainability Planning Guide works to create a shared vision of holistic sustainability throughout Triton’s sphere of influence, embedding sustainability into Triton’s everyday workings and culture. The scope and content was driven by Triton’s role as an educational institution, as well as a leader within the local community. This guide illustrates Triton’s dedication to teaching, promoting and modeling sustainability on campus and in the community.

    Download a copy of the Triton College Sustainability Planning Guide.

     

    The Four Cs of What We Do

    Campus

     
    We make sustainability a guiding principle for all institutional practices, promote initiatives that reduce energy use and environmental impacts, and serve as a demonstration site for teaching and our community.

    Curriculum

     
    We provide assistance and training to faculty and staff to integrate sustainability and green economy content into most disciplines and general education programs.
     

    Careers

     
    We identify, develop and expand quality green job/career training for students and workers, while being effectively informed by community and employer partnerships.

    Community

     
    We serve as regional and sector partners for mobilizing community and employer engagement, fostering community education, and supporting action for environmental sustainability.
     

    News and Events

    March 8
    One Earth Film Festival "Jens Jensen The Living Green"
    Time: 2 PM
    Location: R Building Auditorium


    As part of the One Earth Film Festival, Triton College will host a screening of Jens Jensen The Living Green, an inspiring one-hour documentary about the famed landscape designer who designed, among other things, Garfield Park Conservatory and Columbus Park, both in Chicago. Reservations can be made at https://oneearthfilmfest2014.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Adrian Fisher at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3578 or email adrianfisher@triton.edu.



     
    April 2
    "The Secret to Transforming Business Energy" Science Lecture
    Time: 2 - 3 PM
    Location: G-118


    Join us for a science lectures series presentation. Mr. Stoner will make the argument that mitigating climate change is not only possible, but will actually result in a more prosperous pathway to a sustainable future.

    Thomas H. Stoner is a former CEO of two publicly traded energy companies and is the author of the newly published book, Small Change Big Gains: Reflections of an Energy Entrepreneur. He is also the founder of Project Butterfly a research organization dedicated to finding business solutions to mitigating climate change.



     
    April 2
    Green Drinks Talk
    Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
    Location: To Be Determined


    Join us for a science lectures series presentation. Mr. Stoner will make the argument that mitigating climate change is not only possible, but will actually result in a more prosperous pathway to a sustainable future.

    Thomas H. Stoner is a former CEO of two publicly traded energy companies and is the author of the newly published book, Small Change Big Gains: Reflections of an Energy Entrepreneur. He is also the founder of Project Butterfly a research organization dedicated to finding business solutions to mitigating climate change.



     
    April 12
    Adena Woods Clean-up
    Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Location: R-Building


    Meet at the front entrance of the R building to join us in cleaning up our recently adopted portion of the Cook County Forest Preserve. We may also work on controlling invasive species such as garlic mustard and buckthorn.

     

    Contact Us

    Adrian Fisher
    Sustainability Coordinator
    B-219
    (708) 456-0300 ext.3578
    adrianfisher@triton.edu

     

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