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Sustainability Initiatives

  • Recycling
  • Sustainable/renewable Materials
  • Construction specifications
  • Building Life Cycle
  • Energy Consumption
  • Water Usage
  • Transportation efficiencies 
  • Water Bottle Refilling Stations
  • Convert all Campus Operations vehicles from gasoline/diesel to natural gas.
  • Community Outreach.
  • Recapture condensate from Air Conditioning rainwater for irrigation.
  • Use only “Green Oil” products for all HSC vehicles/machines.
  • Recycle all e-waste.
  • Convert all plastics used for dining purpose to biodegradable.
  • Use solar tubes for Central Utility Plant lighting.
  • Develop aquaponics gardens on campuses.
  • Certified "Green Office" program.
  • Installation of:
    • wind turbines at the Baylor College of Dentistry (Dallas) parking garage.
    • solar panels and wind turbines at the HSC McAllen Campus.
    • water-bottle refilling stations.
    • solar tubes at Bryan Campus CUP
    • wind turbines at Bryan Campus Cooling Tower
    • wind in fan exhaust at Bryan Campus MREB
    • wind turbines in Round Rock.
    • wind turbines and solar in Temple.