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Report Card 2010

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Los Angeles Harbor College
College Sustainability Report Card 2010

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D
Los Angeles Harbor College

School details:

Location: Wilmington, California

Enrollment: 14,826

 

Campus Survey: Yes (see response)

Dining Survey: No

Endowment Survey: No

Student Survey: Yes (see response)

 

  An application was submitted by Coby King  to have this school evaluated in the College Sustainability Report Card 2010.  A grant was awarded and a contribution was made to cover the cost of inclusion.   Learn more  about how a school can apply for inclusion.  

 

Data compiled from independent research. For information on data collection and evaluation, please see the Methods section.

 
Overall grade  
D
The college adheres to the Los Angeles Community College District's sustainable design standards. The campus is working to develop a green purchasing policy. Only recyclable furniture is purchased through the LACCD Furniture Value Program, and the college adheres to the district's carpet purchasing policies, which aim to minimize VOC emissions and require that all old carpet be recycled. The district's chancellor signed the Presidents' Climate Commitment in 2007.
The college has completed a greenhouse gas inventory.
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No evaluation was made of the Dining Services category because this school does not have dining facilities.
The Los Angeles Community College District’s $6.1 billion Sustainable Building Program is providing Los Angeles Harbor College with $467 million to renovate and modernize its facilities. Following its board-mandated sustainable building policy, which states that all new buildings meet LEED certification standards, the college has already opened several new green buildings, including its Northeast Academic Hall, Technology Building, and Student Services Center. Additionally, waterless urinals are being installed in campus restrooms, and new buildings are being landscaped with drought-tolerant and native plants.
The Associated Student Senate and the Alpha Gamma Sigma group support sustainability causes, and some student groups have committees related to environmental initiatives. The college participates in RecycleMania.
Students enrolled full time at Los Angeles Harbor College are eligible to participate in the district’s subsidized transit pass program, through which they receive a six-month Metro pass for $15, representing a discount of 40 percent. The college’s master plan also provides pedestrian-friendly space and improved pedestrian connections.
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No evaluation was made of Endowment Transparency because the school's endowment size does not meet the minimum threshold of $16 million in assets.
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No evaluation was made of Investment Priorities because the school's endowment size does not meet the minimum threshold of $16 million in assets.
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No evaluation was made of Shareholder Engagement because the school's endowment size does not meet the minimum threshold of $16 million in assets.
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