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OEMS Projects

A Note on Projects

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the OEMS team has been working remotely. The new format has presented many challenges and a learning experience for all of us.

More projects and events coming soon!

Chestnut Living Lab

The Chestnut Living Lab is a living research project involving two Garden double apartments and the two pairs of students living in them at Ithaca College. The data from a sustainably renovated apartment and a regular Garden apartment are compared to show that it is possible to have sustainable living habits while living in a college dorm setting.

Green Dorm

Eco Reps and the Community Council have partnered to certify on-campus living spaces Green Rooms. Schedule a walkthrough with your Eco Reps to earn your certification.

Single-Use Plastic Free by 2025

Students from the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability have begun developing a plan for a cost-effective path to completely phasing out single-use plastics on the Ithaca College campus by 2025.