Welcome to the CSU Libraries Committee on Sustainability. The committee was formed May 11, 2015 and was charged "to explore ways in which Morgan Library and its occupants could promote and advance sustainability."
This Guide provides updates as to what Morgan Library is doing, what other sustainability groups at CSU are doing, and ways you can improve your sustainability.
Check out the Morgan Library Goes Green site to learn about Electronic Reserves and Local Document Delivery, two ways to reduced paper use.
Here are just a few things that we are working on. If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know!
The Sustainability Newsletters can be found in the CSU institutional repository here: https://dspace.library.colostate.edu/handle/10217/173569
In the August 2015 Newsletter we mention that coffee cups are not recyclable. This is a confusing idea for many people, at least it was for us on the Sustainability Committee. We wanted to make sure we passed on accurate information so we emailed the Sr. Environmental Planner for Fort Collins. She confirmed that coffee cups are not recyclable:
For more information this site was recommended as being the most accurate for the Northern Colorado situation: http://grist.org/living/ask-umbra-are-coffee-cups-recyclable/.