WCC News: Sustainability

wind and solar

WCC furthers sustainability goals with DTE Energy's MIGreenPower program

Fran LeFort - June 23, 2021

The first community college to enroll in the voluntary renewable energy program, WCC has committed to sourcing 100% of its electric power needs through clean energy by 2029.

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tags: MIGreenPower, August 2021, ousearch_News_2021, On The Record, Sustainability, DTE Energy

Greg Vaclavek leads students, faculty and staff on a “Native Pollinators and Their Ecosystems” nature walk around the WCC campus in September 2019.

WCC earns Bee Campus USA designation

Kelly Gampel - December 12, 2019

WCC was granted Bee Campus USA designation for its work improving landscapes for pollinators.

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tags: Sustainability, Bee Campus USA, Campus, ousearch_News_2019, Award, Keeping Up the Good Work

One of the 90 new recycling stations placed around campus over the holiday break.

90 new stations will make WCC's recycling effort easier, more effective

Richard Rezler - January 04, 2019

When students return for the start of the winter semester, they’ll be greeted by 90 new recycling and waste stations placed in corridors, lobbies and other common spaces around campus.

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tags: Sustainability, Recycling, ousearch_News_2019, Facilities Management

Tree Campus USA

WCC repeats Tree Campus USA distinction

Richard Rezler - March 09, 2018

For the second consecutive year, Washtenaw Community College has earned the distinction of Tree Campus USA from the Arbor Day Foundation.

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tags: Landscape and Grounds, 2018, Sustainability, ousearch_News_2018, Arbor Day

Earth Day

WCC's Earth Day celebration on April 12 is open to the public

Richard Rezler - March 09, 2018

Washtenaw Community College will hold its annual Earth Day celebration on Thursday, April 12 with presentations and activities.

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, Sustainability, Earth Day, 2018