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WWC again named to The Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll

Warren Wilson is among 21 colleges and universities nationwide to be included on The Princeton Review’s 2013 Green Rating Honor Roll. The College received the review’s highest possible green rating of 99.

According to The Princeton Review’s website, “criteria for the green rating cover three areas: whether the school’s students have a campus quality of life that is healthy and sustainable; how well the school is preparing its students for employment and citizenship in a world defined by environmental challenges; and the school’s overall commitment to environmental issues.”

The website also noted that “the institutional survey for the rating included questions on energy use, recycling, food, buildings, and transportation as well as academic offerings and action plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Princeton Review developed its Green Rating with ecoAmerica, a non-profit environmental organization….” You can read more here on the review’s 2013 green ratings.

The recognition by The Princeton Review is the latest in a long list of green accolades Warren Wilson has received for its environmental and sustainability initiatives.

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