Sustainability Committee

MCLA is Going Green! What can you do?

palm holding a patch of earth


Recycle electronics responsibly

Participate in MCLA electronics recycling, electronic waste is collected for recycling at the end-of-semester at RPS Donation Stations or bring your old technology to Goodwill, or another collection point.

Used battery collection sites:

Freel Library, the Info Desk in the Marketplace, the RPS office, and the RASM desks in Hoosac Hall and Berkshire Towers


MCLA's Sustainability Committee:

Elena Traister Professor of Environmental Studies
Bob Fortini Assistant Director of Facilities
Gina Puc Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Kayla Hollins Executive Director of Student Persistence
Carolyn Dehner Dean of Academic Affairs
Alishia Alther Library Acquisitions & Technical Services Assistant
Kebra Ward Associate Professor of Physics
Amanda Despain Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant
Dianne Manning Director of Residential Programs and Services
Jennifer Dix Budget Manager
Jerel Dydowicz Director of Dining Aramark
Abbey Massaro CET Environmental Specialist, Recyclingworks
Tony Fiorentino Executive Chef Aramark
Renee Royal  Dining Services Production Manager Aramark
Tom Byrne Professor of Psychology
Kevin Pezanowski Instructor Biology Athletics
Khyahjah Alexander Student
Caitlin Briell Student
Jack Wolfe  Student
Chloe Martel  Student
Andrew Ferrara  Student
Olivia Leasure  Student
Veronica Nault  Student
Lexi Fappiano-Whalen  Student
Philip Anderson  Student
Helen Kahn  Student

MCLA Waste Tracking

Learn more about MCLA's sustainability performance using Second Nature.

Questions about what's recyclable?

Check out Recycle Smart's Recyclopedia!

Green Living Seminars

View our program

Suggestions for Sustainability

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