IBMC Fort Collins College Seeks ClimateWise Gold Partner Level

The Institute of Business and Medical Careers to Increase Environmental Efforts in Quest to Better the Local Community and Reach new Heights as a ClimateWise Partner

IBMC College in Fort Collins, Colorado is helping the local community reduce greenhouse gas emissions as a current participant in the City of Fort Collins ClimateWise program. Currently, at a Platinum level status, IBMC has the goal of moving to Gold Partner level by April of 2013.

IBMC is a ClimateWise Partner

“The ClimateWise program has afforded IBMC with the opportunity to make a positive impact on the local community, experience savings within our company and create an environmental awareness among staff, students and faculty.”
Eric Thompson, Campus Director, IBMC Fort Collins College

IBMC College has continued to follow ClimateWise’s membership requirements, as well as increase environment improvement tactics at the campus level since joining ClimateWise in 2009.

Such efforts include the following: co-hosting a Bike to Work Day breakfast station, employee carpooling, co-mingling recycling products, elimination of plastic cups for staff members in favor of glass products, old battery recycling, as well as the reduction of power usage by turning off lab and classroom computers overnight and on the weekends.

ClimateWise’s turn-key system allows businesses to achieve impactful results in their day-to-day operations and truly make a difference. The Fort Collins campus personnel look forward to bettering our climate through this continued partnership!”

ClimateWise is a free, voluntary City of Fort Collins program dedicated to helping local business and the environment. Through environmental assessments and creative solutions, the City of Fort Collins ClimateWise team helps businesses tackle modern-day business challenges that impact bottom lines and the quality of life in Fort Collins for citizens and more than 350 local participating ClimateWise businesses.

To find out more information about IBMC’s business partnership with ClimateWise, please call Eric Thompson at the Fort Collins College campus at (970) 223-2669. For media inquiries, contact Holli Milenski by phone at (970) 223-2669 x 503 or email hmilenski@ibmc.edu

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