Office of Campus Energy and Sustainability (OCES) Archive

  • IIT Sustainability Office Looking for Volunteers

    IIT Sustainability Office Looking for Volunteers

    The IIT Office of Campus Energy and Sustainability is looking for more volunteers for events starting in the fall! Signing up right now doesn't commit you to anything; it just shows you're interested and might be available to lend a hand when an event comes up.

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  • Beyond Bike to Work Week 2013

    Beyond Bike to Work Week 2013

    Chicago's Bike to Work Week ran from June 8-14, and the Office of Campus Energy & Sustainability has set up a team on the drivelesslivemore.com. IIT staff, faculty and students can use this site to track your commute on a daily basis (for Bike to Work Week and beyond).

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    April Sustainability Forum: Shaping Our Sustainable Path

    Have you ever wanted to give the IIT Office of Campus Energy and Sustainability a piece of your mind? Bounce ideasoff of staff members? Get real reasons why certain sustainable practices haven't been implemented at IIT? (Like, green roofs, for example?) Bring your questions, concerns, comments and ideas to the April Sustainability Forum, which is all about collaboration. We'll start by telling you what we've done so far, and spend most of our time letting you tell us what you think. The forum will be held on Friday, April 19 from noon–1:30 pm in S. R. Crown Hall.

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    April Sustainability Forum: Shaping Our Sustainable Path

    IIT’s Office of Campus Energy and Sustainability invites you to engage in a collaborative sustainability forumdesigned to tap into your knowledge and vision of sustainability on campus and create a viable path forward.

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    Spring 2013 Campus Transportation and Commuting Survey

    Open to IIT students, staff, and faculty, this survey will help IIT's Office of Campus Energy & Sustainability to calculate part of our Carbon Footprint (as part of our Sustainability Goals) and to create new programs and incentives to better meet your transportation needs. Complete the survey by April 16 and you could win one of three $25 TechCash prizes.

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    March Sustainability Forum: Behavior Change

    RSVP today for the IIT Sustainability March Forum, focusing on Behavior Change. Join the group to explore strategies, successes, failures and opportunities to help individuals and organizations act in a more environmentally conscious manner.

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    IIT Community Electronic Waste Collection Event this Saturday, March 9

    IIT will hold a Community Electronic Waste Collection event from 9 am - 1 pm this Saturday, March 9. Please bring any and all unwanted electronics, including: laptops · computers · tablets · televisions · cellphones · printers · monitors · DVD players · video game consoles · scanners · computer mice · fax machines · keyboards · and anything else with a plug!

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    IIT February Sustainability Forum: Social Enterprises

    Our next forum is from 12 - 1:30 pm this Friday, February 22 in the MTCC Ballroom (new location!). Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP here soon.

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    RecycleMania is Here

    RecycleMania is a competition for colleges and universities to reduce waste that runs from February 3 - March 30. IIT will compete with other schools around the country by reporting their recycling amounts compared to total waste output.

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    Sustainability Forum this Friday

    January's Sustainability Forum, Water and Our Lives, will explore how our daily actions impact the accessibility, cost and degradation of water. The forum will be held from 12–1:30 pm on Friday, January 18 in the Hermann Hall Ballroom. RSVP required.

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