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Allegheny receives award for being first PA college, 8th in US to reach carbon neutrality

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

March 6, 2020

After a period of 15 years and with a commitment spanning the terms of three different Allegheny presidents, Allegheny has achieved its goal of being carbon neutral in 2020 — the first college in Pennsylvania and the eighth ...

Allegheny’s journey to carbon neutrality: offsets

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

As last year came to an end, Allegheny College found itself completing its 13th year of dedicated work by students and faculty to become carbon neutral. To complete the goal, the college has turned to a new outlet: carbon offsets...

College makes strides to accomplish 2020 neutrality goal

Hannah Schaffer, Science/International Editor

September 20, 2018

Allegheny College encourages its students to actively promote sustainability — through campus rain gardens, environmental community art, a comprehensive composting program, a green roof, LEED certified buildings, geoexchang...

2020: the year Allegheny achieves climate neutrality

Tyler Stigall, Science and International Editor

September 15, 2016

Under President Richard Cook in 2007, Allegheny College signed the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, overseen by the nonprofit organization Second Nature. The goal was set for the college to ac...

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