This past summer Luther College established our eight year carbon footprint using the Cool Air-Cool Planet calculator provided through AASHE. This included the direct transportation emissions of the campus fleet.
The first eight years emissions for the campus fleet averaged 513 metric tons per year. Last years total for the fleet carbon emissions was 303 metric tons which reflects a 40% decrease.
Luther has been committed to seeking out sustainable transportation alternatives; from maintenance and grounds vehicles to recycling and composting, catering and security, such as;