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Hollins, Cycle Systems to Offer E-Scrap Recycling in Celebration of Earth Day

Hollins, Cycle Systems to Offer E-Scrap Recycling in Celebration of Earth Day

0 / April 19, 2012 11:00 am

The event takes place Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Roanoke Civic Center. Consumer electronics, hand-held devices, kitchen and beauty appliances, tools and more will be accepted.

Hollins Featured in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges”

Hollins Featured in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges”

0 / April 18, 2012 4:30 pm

The third annual edition of the guide includes Hollins among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges.

Hollins Campus Urged to “Power Down” for Spring Break

Hollins Campus Urged to “Power Down” for Spring Break

0 / March 15, 2012 9:30 am

Energy Manager Jesse Freedman says energy conservation efforts last December in preparation for Winter Break enabled Hollins to have its lowest December/January electricity consumption in nearly a decade.

Hollins Campus Community to Help Build Greenway Trail, Co-Sponsor Electronics Recycling Event

Hollins Campus Community to Help Build Greenway Trail, Co-Sponsor Electronics Recycling Event

0 / March 14, 2012 9:45 am

Students, faculty and staff will be giving back to the Roanoke Valley and enhancing the quality of life in the region during two special events in April.

Hollins to Join Other Colleges and Universities in Nationwide Energy Reduction Competition

Hollins to Join Other Colleges and Universities in Nationwide Energy Reduction Competition

0 / February 6, 2012 9:00 am

Five residence halls on the Hollins campus will participate in Campus Conservation Nationals 2012 with a goal of lowering electricity and water use.

Hollins’ Green Initiatives Move Forward with First LEED Silver-Certified Building

Hollins’ Green Initiatives Move Forward with First LEED Silver-Certified Building

0 / December 7, 2011 2:30 pm

The newly renovated Robbie Hunt Burton Alumnae Cottage features the first geothermal heating and cooling system on campus, low-maintenance building materials containing recycled content, and high energy-efficient appliances.

Hollins Makes Significant Strides in Reducing Its Carbon Footprint

Hollins Makes Significant Strides in Reducing Its Carbon Footprint

0 / September 28, 2011 12:24 pm

Largely through lowering its electricity consumption, the university decreased its carbon footprint by 9% during 2010-11, surpassing its goal for the year.

Hollins, Emory & Henry Announce Shared Energy Manager

0 / September 6, 2011 10:00 am

Jesse Freedman will lead a three-year energy conservation project designed to foster a culture of sustainability on both campuses.

Hollins Featured in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges

Hollins Featured in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges

0 / April 20, 2011 1:21 pm

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Hollins Celebrates Earth Day 2011

0 / April 12, 2011 12:39 pm

An outdoor festival, a tour of the university’s sustainability projects, a tree planting, and the National Paddling Film Festival Road Show highlight this year’s events Roanoke, Va. – Hollins University is commemorating Earth Day on Friday, April 22, with a [...]