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Sustaining by Reducing

Facilities Services looks for ways to avoid or reduce waste of materials, equipment, and other resources in its own operations and across the campus community. Here are a few examples:

Water

Energy

Materials

Facilities Services is conservative in its use of space, equipment, and supplies. Here are just a few examples:

Fuel

Safety

Facilities Services seeks to avoid the costs and inefficiencies of hiring and training new employees and of employee absences due to workplace injuries by retaining qualified staff. Retention efforts include emphasizing safety, including regularly scheduled training and special events.