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Learn more about the 200-plus businesses who help protect and preserve our environment by participating in the Green Business Partnership. Click on a business name (below) to read more details. Narrow down your search by using the dropdown menu to select businesses by category or by choosing a letter from the alphabet.

Everglades University

The mission of Everglades University is to provide quality education to adult learners of diverse backgrounds in a collaborative environment where each individual has the opportunity to achieve personal growth. The University seeks to accomplish its mission by combining small class sizes and innovative programs with traditional academic values. The University supports the academic endeavor through research, scholarly contribution, and service, to deliver graduate and undergraduate programs both on campus and online, Everglades University'has made a number of commitments to renewable energy projects and programs.''They have installed a 25 kW system on roof, two - 3 kW solar trees and a solar lab for a total of 45kW on campus.'They have two Electric Vehicle charging stations and a vertical axis wind turbine.'Additionally, the university was recognized by the U.S. Green Building with the 2013 LEEDership Award as a business of the year as a result of our energy-saving initiatives taking place at the Sarasota Campus., The Bachelor of Science Degree in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management enables students to explore the exciting field of Alternative and Renewable Energy Management with courses in Solar Energy and Photovoltaics; Energy and the Environment; Alternative Energy Safety; Nuclear Energy; Wind Energy; Geothermal Energy; Hydroelectric Energy; and Managing an Alternative Energy Project. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, global awareness, management skills, organizational behavior, critical thinking, codes and standards, and construction and environmental regulations and requirements. Graduates of this program will be prepared for productive management careers in the alternative and renewable energy environment., As a green business partner, Everglades University is committed to recycling programs and waste reduction.''They involve staff and students in our campus recycling programs that include paper shredding, plastic bottles and cans.'EU purchases reusable products rather than disposables such as coffee cups, copy paper and filing folders.'Their office has created a central filing system that is striving to go paperless, and has an internal program to reuse office supplies and other reusable items., Everglades University is focused on protecting our water resources.'The campus has installed low flow toilets and faucet aerators to reduce water usage.'Due to the proximity to a wildlife protected wetland, the campus has reduced watering and implemented landscaping measures to control runoff.'These measures include using Florida native plants that are grouped together to maintain a landscape that exists predominantly on rainfall once they were established.
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