Northeast Higher Education District Sustainability Collaborative – Hibbing, Itasca, Mesabi Range, Rainy River, and Vermilion Community Colleges: These five community colleges comprise the Northeast Higher Education District (NHED). Student sustainability teams at each NHED campus will focus on one of five areas relevant to the carbon footprint of higher-education institutions: student housing (Rainy River), commuting (Hibbing), food service (Itasca), solid waste (Mesabi Range), and lighting (Vermilion).
Macalester College (MN) has signed an agreement with Zipride, a car share program. The program's website allows users to post rides offered, whether one time or habitual commutes, as well as rides wanted. Current Macalester students, faculty, staff, and alumni can participate in the program.
Students at the University of Minnesota, Morris had a vision that they could provide an environmentally feasible and an economically possible way for campus folks who need to travel to the Twin Cities on the weekend. They worked to make it happen.
Bicycles for Luther faculty, staff, and students who don't have easy access to a personal bike now have the option to check out a bike by the day - free of charge.