Office for Sustainability Publications

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2007

2016

Effects of Replacing Dispersed Trash and Recycling Containers with Centralized, Comprehensive Receptacles
Katherine Binder, M.A., Harold Glasser, Ph.D., Wayne Fuqua, Ph.D.

Toward the Development of Robust Learning for Sustainability Core Competencies
Harold Glasser, Ph.D., Jamie Hirsh
"Sustainability: The Journal of Record". June 2016, 9(3);121-134. doi: 10.1089/sus.2016.29054. http://online.liebertpub.com

Visions of Sustainability
Harold Glasser, Ph.D.
"Sustainability: The Journal of Record". April 2016, 9(2); 56-64. doi: 10.1089/SUS.2016.29044.  http://online.liebertpub.com

Least Cost Analysis for Solar Photovoltaic Maintenance of the WMU Miller Auditorium Array - Honors Thesis
Kelsey Pitschel, Harold Glasser, Ph.D.

Least Cost Analysis for Solar Photovoltaic Maintenance of the WMU Miller Auditorium Array - Thesis Defense Presentation 
Kelsey Pitschel, Harold Glasser, Ph.D.

2016 Student Sustainability Survey Assessment and Results
Western Michigan University Office for Sustainability

Student Sustainability Fee Program Data Compilation - Draft
Western Michigan University Office for Sustainability

2015

Short-Term Internships in Higher-Education: Creating Ambassadors for Sustainability Through Leadership and Experiential Learning
Western Michigan University Office for Sustainability

Sustainability at WMU
Western Michigan University Office for Sustainability

2015 Student Sustainability Survey Assessment and Results
Western Michigan University Office for Sustainability

The Effects of Energy Dashboards and Competition Programming on Electricity Consumption on a College Campus
Katherine Binder, M.A.

2014

2014 Student Sustainability Survey Assessment and Results
Western Michigan University Office for Sustainability

Office for Sustainability 2013-2014 Highlights Report

Bernhard Center Waste Receptacle Signage Pilot Study
Katherine Binder, M.A., Carolyn Noack, M.A. and Nola Wiersma

Best Practice Study of Bike Friendly Universities: Sidewalks and Signage Policies (pdf)
Kevin Martini, M.A., Harold Glasser, Ph.D., Matthew Hollander, B.A.

Best Practice Study of Bike Friendly Universities: Sidewalks and Signage Policies (pptx)
Kevin Martini, M.A.

Small-scale Bike Share Alternative Options
Kevin Martini, M.A.

2013

2013 PUSC annual report slideshow

STARS Sustainability Definitions

Living Building Challenge (video)
Nicole Pascaretta, Giovanni Roberto

Living Building Challenge (pptx) and companion narrative
Giovanni Roberto

Executive Summary of the Design Charette for Sustainable Communities
Giovanni Roberto, Daniel Lizzio

Analysis of Kalamazoo Bikeshare Options slideshow
Kevin P. Martini, M.A.

2013 Student Sustainability Survey Results

2012 

Shows 2012 highlights report2012 Office for Sustainability Highlights

Review of U.S. Campus Tobacco- and Smoke-Free Policies and Programs
Hannah Davis, B.S., Carolyn Noack, B.S., Michael N. Reynolds, M.A., Jeffrey Spoelstra, M.S., and Harold Glasser, Ph.D.

The Effects of Replacing Dispersed Trash and Recycling Bins with Integrated Waste Receptacles on the Accuracy of Waste Sorting in an Academic Building
Katherine J. Binder, M.A. 

2012 PUSC annual report slideshow
President's Universitywide Sustainability Committee 

ACUPCC Climate Action Plan 
Paul Pancella, Ph.D. and Harold Glasser, Ph.D.

Carbon Offset Road Map
Yusuke Saito, B.A.

 2011

Boiling Pot Festival 2011 Waste Management Report
Katherine J. Binder, M.A. 

Western Michigan University: Quasi-Revolving Fund 
Christina Billingsley, Senior Research Fellow, Sustainable Endowments Institute 

 
2010

The Maureen Hart Series: A First Step in Creating Sustainability Indicators for Southwest Michigan
Harold Glasser, Ph.D. and Matthew Hollander

April 14 Southwest Michigan Regional Sustainability Covenant Meeting Report 
Harold Glasser, Ph.D. and Matthew Hollander 
 

2009

Strategic Sustainability Initiatives Report 
President's Universitywide Sustainability Committee 

WMU Composting: A Review and Assessment of Food Waste Composting Alternatives 
Sarah Campbell 

 2007

Minding the gap: the role of social learning in linking our stated desire for a more sustainable world to our everyday actions and policies
Harold Glasser, Ph.D.
Wals Editor, Arjen E. J. (2007). "Social Learning: Towards a More Sustainable World". Wageningen, The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 35 - 61.