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If we recycled all of the newspapers printed in the U.S. on a typical Sunday, we would save 550,000 trees--or about 26 million trees per year.

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Alternative Urban Futures: Planning for Sustainable Development in Cities throughout the World

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About the Center

Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College (C4S) is a student-run and faculty-directed organization providing a web-based clearinghouse of information for consumers, business people, non-profit organizations, students, and governmental agencies interested in sustainable practices. The Center is located at Aquinas College, the first institution in the United States to offer undergraduate degrees in sustainable business. In addition to collecting and disseminating information, the Center also conducts conferences and workshops, maintains an extensive list of publications on sustainability, and organizes the Campus Sustainability Initiative at Aquinas.

Mission/Vision of the Center

The Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College is dedicated to the development and advancement of organizations and communities that promote economic viability, natural world kinship, and social responsibility.

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