2012 Grant Awarded to Pikes Peak Community College!
Pikes Peak Community College Hydration Station The Plan:
- “Tap into the reusable.”
- Install 6 hydrations stations at our Rampart Range Campus, Downtown Studio Campus and Centennial Campus (2 stations at each).
- According to Food and Water Watch, a non-profit organization that advocates for safe and affordable drinking water, more than 17 million barrels of oil –enough to fuel a million cars for a year—are needed to produce the plastic water bottles sold annually in the United States.
Hydration Station The RESULT!
67,000+ hydration station REUSABLE water bottle fills
46 tons of waste recycled in 2012
Since 2011, plastic water bottle sales decreased 18.84%
Since 2011, reusable water bottle sales increased 132.8%
More Information Visit http://www.ppcc.edu/about/sustainability/
2011 Grant Awarded to Care and Share for their Passive Solar Greenhouse project!
The passive solar greenhouse was a community building experience to grow food for the almost 1 in 4 children who are food insecure. Thank you to our great partners: