Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Raritan Valley Community College
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
Public two-year college serving Somerset and Hunterdon Counties
Contact Person: 
Susan Dorward
Sustainability & Energy Coordinator
Business Location: 
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road / PO Box 3300
08876 Branchburg , NJ
United States
40° 37' 1.002" N, 74° 41' 42.3024" W
908-526-1200 x8612
Number of Employees: 
Membership Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
We have been replacing fluorescent lighting fixtures with LEDs.
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Money Saved: 
Stormwater Management and Site Design
Description of Action: 
The College collects rainwater in one 500 gallon and two 800 gallon barrels, one 4000 gallon, and one 2000 gallon tank. The rain barrel water is used to water the gardens and trees, and the tank water is used for toilets and watering a green (vegetated) wall.
Gallons of Water Saved: 
Money Saved: 
Transportation Other
Description of Action: 
The college has two car charging stations that have 2 level 2 chargers each. The college offers the electricity free of charge.
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
We collect organic waste in the kitchen, cafeteria, cafe, and at some events. The waste goes to an industrial composting facility to create compost.
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Annual Environmental Goals
Description of Action: 
Developed a Sustainability Strategic Plan amended annually with results and goals.