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When we teach our students the importance of water quality monitoring,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Kim Ochs (far left) and Lou Rifici (far right) and students Assistant Professors of Biology Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we monitor the health of our surrounding environment, are aware of our impacts, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we install a solar array and electric vehicle charging station and teach our students about new technologies,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Advanced Automotive Technology Program Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we improve the efficiency of our vehicles and stay up to date on new technologies.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we invest in youth and retain them in the educational pipeline,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Mr. Kenneth Hale and Ms. Stacy Hutchinson with High Tech Academy students Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we empower people with knowledge and give them opportunities to take an active role in improving their communities.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I compost food scraps from our kitchen at a nearby urban farm,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Executive Chef Bob Surbella Aramark Campus Dining Services Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we recycle food waste to create rich soil and partner with organizations that take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I teach my students the importance of cooking using fresh, local food,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Chef Tom Capretta Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we support local farmers, prepare healthy food, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I educate students about biodiversity and how ecosystems may be affected by our actions,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Chris Caprette, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we become more aware of how our actions affect other people and ecosystems, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I bring people of different backgrounds and perspectives together to have a dialogue about community and identity,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Iris Hicks Student Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we take time to understand a variety of perspectives and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we manage power use by computers across our entire network to ensure they are off when not in use,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Chuck Cieslik ITS Desktop Support Services Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable, Tri-C when we turn off turn off lights, computers, TVs, and any other electrical items when they are not in use.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we provide students with a free RTA pass to improve access to our campuses and reduce the impacts of commuting,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Tracy Jackson Associate Director, Enrollment Center Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce our commuting and travel impacts by utilizing public transportation, walking, bicycling, or carpooling instead of driving by ourselves.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we compost landscaping waste to turn it back into useful soil amendment,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Mike Welsh and Ron Masal Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste, reuse what we can, and recycle and compost the remaining waste. Tri-C diverts about 300 tons of waste per year from the landfill through recycling, composting, and reuse, including behind the scenes efforts to recycle scrap metal, shredded paper, yard and food waste, and other materials.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I use ionized water in place of chemicals to make cleaning safer and simpler,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Cornell Murray Building Services Lead Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce chemical usage and make the environment safer for ourselves and others.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I make sure campus waste gets recycled,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Craig Gubbini Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste, reuse what we can, and recycle and compost the remaining waste.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we recycle everything we can,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Andrew Crawford and James Gardner Student Success Specialist and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we take the time to learn what can and cannot be recycled and use that knowledge to reduce waste and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I replace disposable coffee cups with reusable mugs to reduce waste and cost,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Carol Stennis Administrative Assistant, Information Technology Services Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we replace disposable items with reusable items, saving money and reducing the waste that is produced.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I make sure campus waste gets recycled,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

David Jankovsky Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste, reuse what we can, and recycle or compost the remaining waste.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I recycle everything I can,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Dwayne Keeney Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we take the time to learn what can and cannot be recycled and use that knowledge to reduce waste and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we partner to compost food waste for use as soil amendment,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Professor Jim Funai and Chef Ky-Wai Wong Plant Science and Landscape Technology and Hospitality Management Programs Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we use waste as a resource and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I teach my students the importance of designing packaging to eliminate waste,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Suzanne Meola Assistant Professor of Visual Communication and Design Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we make decisions with the long-term in mind and reduce waste, promote reuse, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we recycle scrap metal and other waste behind the scenes,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Jason Cudnik, Scott Huebler, and Al Radziewicz Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste, reuse what we can, and recycle or compost the remaining waste.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I make my students aware of environmental issues and how they affect people locally and globally,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Henry Young Associate Professor of Speech Communications Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we become more aware of how our actions affect the environment and the people in it and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we refill reusable water bottles instead of buying single-use bottles,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Andrew Crawford and James Gardner Student Success Specialist and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we utilize reusable rather than disposable products, reduce waste, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we go digital to reduce paper use,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Dr. Michael Schoop, Dr. Lindsay English, and Denise McCory Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we find ways to reduce waste and be more efficient while still reaching the same objective.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I apply what I learned to improve stormwater management by installing a water-permeable patio,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Anthony Angelotta Plant Science and Landscape Technology Program Graduate Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we apply what we’ve learned to reduce impacts on our surrounding environment and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we upgrade our information technology hardware to make our network and servers more energy efficient college-wide,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Don Jenkins, Peter Anderson, and John Betts ITS Network Services Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we find new ways to improve energy efficiency and share our successes so others can benefit.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I use a reusable water bottle and lunch container to reduce the waste I produce,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Dr. J. Michael Thomson Eastern Campus President Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we utilize reusable rather than disposable products, reduce waste, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we capture stormwater in a 28,000 gallon cistern for use in irrigation,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Cindy Semler and George Dalton Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we use stormwater for beneficial purposes and keep it from burdening our sewer systems.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we install state of the art equipment that takes advantage of outside temperatures to reduce cooling costs in the data center,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Joe Hohenfeld Director of Data Center Operations Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we find new ways to improve energy efficiency and share our successes so others can benefit.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we educate students about native plants and how to keep them healthy,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Professor Jim Funai and student James Francisco Plant Science and Landscape Technology Program Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we support the health of our surrounding environment, are aware of our impacts, and take an active role in improving our community

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I use technology to reduce paper use in my classes,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Justin Miller Assistant Professor of Philosophy Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we find ways to reduce waste and be more efficient while still reaching the same objective.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I engage students in exciting hands-on activities related to science, engineering, mathematics, and aerospace,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Vanessa Mullins Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) Director Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we when we empower people with knowledge, expose them to career opportunities, and demonstrate ways to take active roles in improving communities.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we grow our own vegetables and herbs for use in culinary classes,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Chef Ky-Wai Wong and Professor Jim Funai Hospitality Management and Plant Science and Landscape Technology Programs Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we learn how to grow our own food, prepare healthy meals, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I make my students aware of environmental issues and how they affect people locally and globally,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C. Lindsay Milam Assistant Professor of English Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we become more aware of how our actions affect the environment and the people in it and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we make sure our buildings operate efficiently,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Bob MacDowell and Jim Hautz Building Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we efficiently manage our infrastructure, engage in energy conservation behaviors every day, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we use technology to allow meetings to go paperless,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Dr. Mel May, Dr. J. Michael Thomson, Dr. John Marr, and Dr. Vincent June Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we find ways to reduce waste and be more efficient while still reaching the same objective.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we install and maintain rain gardens to allow stormwater to flow naturally into the ground,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Cindy Semler and George Dalton Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we use stormwater for beneficial purposes and keep it from burdening our sewer systems.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I teach my students about statistics and mathematics using environmental examples,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Michael Wilkins Associate Professor of Mathematics Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we become more aware of how our actions affect the environment and the people in it and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we install more energy-efficient computer hardware,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Chuck Cieslik ITS Desktop Support Services Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we find new ways to improve energy efficiency and share our successes so others can benefit.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I make my students aware of environmental issues and how they affect people locally and globally,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Neeta Chandra Assistant Professor of English Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we become more aware of how our actions affect the environment and the people in it and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we leave areas un-mowed to create more natural habitat and allow native plants to thrive,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Cindy Semler Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we support the health of our surrounding environment, are aware of our impacts, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we manage records and shred and recycle 80 tons of paper per year,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Sheri Oliver, Tracy Love and Judy Startari Records Management Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce consumption, reuse what we can, and ensure the remaining waste is handled properly for recycling.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I engage my students in thinking about social and environmental justice and how their actions affect others,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Robyn White Associate Professor of Sociology Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we become more aware of how our actions affect the environment and the people in it and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When my students work on projects that inform others about the importance of waste reduction and recycling,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Sara Clark Assistant Professor of English as a Second Language Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste, reuse what we can, recycle and compost the remaining waste, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I make sure campus waste gets recycled,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Scott Huebler Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste, reuse what we can, and recycle or compost the remaining waste.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we recycle scrap metal and other waste behind the scenes,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Mike Welsh and Ron Masal Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste, reuse what we can, and recycle and compost the remaining waste.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I teach students the importance of local food and good nutrition,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Sharon Doughten Assistant Professor of Dietetic Technology Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we support local farmers, eat healthy food, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I reuse notebooks and other materials to reduce the cost of school supplies for our students,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Sheila Manley Transition Coordinator, GED/ABLE Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we make the effort to reuse products or materials to save money and reduce waste.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we go digital to reduce paper use,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Rachel Anderson and Lisa Dionisi Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Health Careers and Sciences Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we find ways to reduce waste and be more efficient while still reaching the same objective.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When we chip wood waste and reuse it for landscaping around our campus,

We are Sustainable, Tri-C.

Jason Cudnik and Al Radziewicz Grounds Maintenance Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we reduce waste through reuse, recycling, and composting, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.


When I refill a reusable water bottle instead of using a single-use bottle,

I am Sustainable, Tri-C.

Shenise Thomas Manager of Community Outreach Cuyahoga Community College We are all sustainable Tri-C when we utilize reusable rather than disposable products, reduce waste, and take an active role in improving our community.

in collaboration with

Learn more about what Tri-C is doing at www.tri-c.edu/sustainability

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Together, we’re building a thriving green city on a blue lake.

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