The Sustainability Center at JALC was established to help promote sustainable practices in campus departments, to educate students about sustainability issues, to encourage faculty to integrate sustainability into curriculum, and serve as a source of “green” information for the community at large. The JALC Sustainability Center is located in the Workforce Development and Construction Management Building, H-205.

The College is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and the SEED Center (Sustainability Education & Economic Development), an initiative of the American Association of Community Colleges and eco America.


John A. Logan College to Participate in Campus Conservation Nationals Competition!

Join us in a campus-wide energy conservation contest April 7-25 and help get “JALC - Unplugged”

CCN Website:  www.competetoreduce.org         

JALC CCN competition website:  www.buildingdashboard.net/jalc

Click here for a flier with more information about the event.

Beginning April 7th for 3 weeks, John A. Logan College will be competing with 156 colleges and universities nationwide, including 8 other IL community colleges in the Campus Conservation Nationals competition. 

Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) is the largest electricity and water reduction competition program for colleges and universities in the world. CCN is an opportunity to organize students and staff, host educational events, and challenge students and staff to participate in fun events that can have an immediate and lasting impact on your school’s carbon emissions and campus culture. CCN is jointly organized by the U.S. Green Building Council, Lucid, National Wildlife Federation, and Alliance to Save Energy.

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

Pledge to adopt the energy-saving practices in our JALC Energy Conservation Pledge:

  1. Power down my computer at night and weekends.
  2. Use natural lighting when possible, and turn off the lights when I’m the last to leave a room.
  3. Unplug my cell-phone charger and other electronic appliances when not in use.
  4. Avoid the use of space heaters or personal fans.  I’ll dress for the weather – an extra layer in winter and lighter in summer.
  5. Use the handicapped entrance button only when necessary.
  6. Print or copy on two sides instead of one.

Encourage at least one other person to sign the JALC Energy Conservation Pledge!