Tag: sustainability

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Corps of Cadets

Academy Bear Recycling logo

Cadets collect the recycling from Academy buildings. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Ashley Cordi. Leaders create and cause change. The Coast Guard Academy develops the service leaders of tomorrow, in turn shaping the future of the Coast Guard. Beyond military leadership, the academy strives to lead by example with a culture of sustainability. The

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Shipmate of the Week – Michael Hansen

Michael Hansen stands on top of Texas Hill overlooking the Training Center. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Becoming more environmentally friendly can be as simple as reducing water use and recycling plastic, aluminum and paper products. But one shipmate isn’t stopping there. Michael Hansen is taking his responsibility to be a steward of our environment one

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Coast Guard Energy Management

Energy Conservation

CLEVELAND – Capt. James Heinz, Capt. Thomas Jones, Capt. Robert Burchell, Michael Scaparotti, Rear Adm. Michael Parks, Ohio Senator George Voinovich and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the construction of a new Coast Guard facility at the Cleveland moorings, Nov. 23, 2010. The building incorporates LEED (Leadership in Energy and

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Shipmate of the Week – Dr. John Oliver

Dr. John Oliver

From industrial ports to fragile estuaries, no coastal resource has been overlooked by the National Ocean Council, Dr. Oliver and other experts through the Coast Guard as they plan a comprehensive plan to ensure a more sustainable future. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. A majestic lighthouse on the Great

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CG Green-TRACEN Petaluma Goes Solar

Written by PA3 Caleb Critchfield (with contributions from Robert Hopkins)   Four-acre solar array field at TRACEN Petaluma (Coast Guard photo) The Coast Guard has been providing marine environmental and natural resource protection for 175 years, but the Guardian ethos does not stop at the water’s edge. Guardians are taking their dedication to the environment

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