• Energy,  Uncategorized

    Carbon Neutral Laundry in the Residence Halls

    Northern Arizona University’s Housing and Residence Life’s partnership with Mac-Gray Campus Solutions has resulted in NAU becoming become one of the first colleges in the state of Arizona and in the Southwest to have a carbon neutral laundry program. NAU is one of about 47 colleges and universities in 17 states that are participating in The “Lighten Our Load” initiative which provides for the installation of water and energy efficient laundry machines and a 100% offset of the calculated 787,655 pounds of carbon dioxide annually produced by NAU residents. Mac-Gray Campus Solutions partners with Carbonfund.org for their offset projects using the guidelines set forth by the November 2008 ACUPCC Voluntary…