CPCC Wins First Place in Energy Category at Sustain Charlotte Event

On April 23, 2016 (Earth Day), Sustain Charlotte hosted their 5th annual celebration of sustainability leadership. On hundred nominees representing a diverse cross section of Charlotte area businesses, nonprofits, Sustain Charlotte Awardneighborhood organizations, government agencies and residents were recognized.
CPCC won FIRST PLACE in the Energy category due to aggressively reducing its energy consumption by 15 percent since 2006 while increasing its square footage by more than 33 percent. CPCC continually drives energy reduction opportunities in its renovation and new construction projects to better serve the Charlotte learning community.
Sustain Charlotte is a nonprofit organization helping to advance a region-wide sustainability movement by serving as a catalyst for change. Their mission is to inspire choices that lead to healthier and more vibrant communities across the Charlotte metro region for generations to come. (http://www.sustaincharlotte.org/)
The link to the awards press release is http://www.sustaincharlotte.org/2016energy.
The CPCC Director of Energy and Sustainability Pam Metcalf is engaged in sustainability and energy efficiency. If you have suggestions, they can be emailed toPamela.metcalf@cpcc.edu.

CPCC Wins Three Local Sustainability Awards in 2015

Sustain Charlotte Award

On April 22, 2015 (Earth Day), Sustain Charlotte awarded CPCC first place in the Waste Reduction category due to its increase in recycling and its new food waste collection program.

Sustain Charlotte is a nonprofit organization that helps to advance a region-wide sustainability movement by serving as a catalyst for change. Their mission is to inspire choices that lead to healthier and more vibrant communities across the Charlotte metro region Sustainability Awardsfor generations to come.

Wipe Out Waste Program

In October of 2015, CPCC was Mecklenburg County’s 2015 Wipe Out Waste Ambassador Program first place winner in the Institutional Recycling Program of the Year category.

For the past three years, CPCC has been a Mecklenburg County Wipe Out Waste Ambassador. The mission of the Mecklenburg County Recycling Ambassador Program is to recognize and reward Mecklenburg County businesses that are committed to building a strong community and foster an environment of stewardship to reduce, reuse and recycle waste in the workplace and purchase recycled products.

Wells Fargo Green Award

In November of 2015, CPCC was named The Charlotte Chamber GreenWorks Council’s 2015 Wells Fargo Green Awards winner in the Large Business category.

This award “….recognizes companies that have incorporated innovative, sustainable practices into their products, services and within the culture of their company. We believe the experiences shared and benefits realized by these Charlotte area businesses have the power to inspire other area businesses to do the same.”

Sustain Charlotte Honors CPCC

On April 22 (Earth Day), Sustain Charlotte hosted their 4th annual celebration of sustainability leadership. 100 nominees representing a diverse cross section of Charlotte area businesses, nonprofits, neighborhood organizations, government agencies, and residents were recognized. Sustainability

CPCC won FIRST PLACE in the Waste Reduction category due to its increase in recycling and its new food waste collection program.

CONGRATULATIONS CPCC! Keep up the good work!

Sustain Charlotte is a nonprofit organization helping to advance a region-wide sustainability movement by serving as a catalyst for change. Their mission is to inspire choices that lead to healthier and more vibrant communities across the Charlotte metro region for generations to come. http://www.sustaincharlotte.org/

The link to the awards press release is: http://www.sustaincharlotte.org/release_sustain_charlotte_announces_winners_of_2015_awards?utm_campaign=winners_announc&utm_medium=email&utm_source=sustaincharlotte

The CPCC Director of Energy and Sustainability Pam Metcalf, is engaged in sustainability and energy efficiency.  If you have suggestions, they can be emailed to Pamela.metcalf@cpcc.edu