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2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

By Sustainability Office on January 11, 2010

In 2010, Colgate University reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent (from 17,323 tons in 2009 to 14,505 tons in 2010). This reduction is mainly the result of conservation and efficiency projects through a 24 percent decrease in fuel oil consumption, a 4 percent decrease in electricity consumption, a 33 percent decrease in paper use, and a 4 percent decrease in landfill waste. 2010