Social Responsibilities

Alternative Fuel Usage
Stores utilizes Central Receiving for delivery of your orders. Central Receiving's fleet includes numerous vehicles powered by Soy Bio-diesel Fuel (B20).

Soy Bio-diesel is a cleaner-burning alternative to traditional petroleum diesel. It is made from renewable resources: soybean oil and animal fats. The use of this fuel has benefits that extend beyond the boundaries of the University. Scientists believe that carbon dioxide is one of the main greenhouse gases that contribute to the global warming effect. The B20 blend reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 15 percent. It also lessens carbon monoxide, particulate and sulfur dioxide emissions, which have all been targeted as public health risks by the Environmental Protection Agency.