Sustainability Initiatives at LCCC


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New combined recycle and trash bins at LCCC

New combined recycle and trash bins at LCCC 

Lorain County Community College receives grant to improve recycling 

Lorain County Community College is proud to acknowledge our partnership with the Lorain County Commissioners and the Lorain County Solid Waste Management District (LCSWMD) in bringing new recycle receptacles to LCCC to increase recycling. The Lorain County Solid Waste Management District awarded a matching District Market Development Grant to LCCC In order to purchase them.

The Bins will be placed around campus in various locations that typically generate high volumes of waste.

Learn more about District Market Development Grants by visiting the Lorain County Solid Waste Management District's website.

LCCC's Sustainability Initiatives 

Lorain County Community College is committed to a sustainable path and has made significant progress aligned with strategic priorities and initiatives outlined in Vision 2.0.


  • LCCC established a Sustainability Core Team in 2011 as a successor of the Green Campus Task Force. The Core Team acts as a advisory board and works to facilitate change.
  • LCCC joined the membership ranks for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in 2013. AASHE is an organization that helps spread progress in sustainability between institutions of higher education.
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  • LCCC in collaboration with the Oberlin Project used a standardized process to formally assess its sustainability initiatives which today serves as a baseline for continuous improvement in key Areas.  

Learn More and Engage

To learn more follow the links to the subjects you are interested in.  

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What to Recycle at LCCC

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Progress in Key Areas of Concentration

Updating outdoor lighting to new LED fictures in order to reduce power consumption and decrease costs. 

Outdoor lighting was updated with Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures in order to save money, conserve energy, and reduce the college's carbon footprint. 



Please send suggestions for other campus achievements to Courtney Deoreo at



October is Manufacturing Month

This series of activities for high school students through adults showcases the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County.

Events include:
  • OH Makes@LCCC Conference
  • Think Manufacturing Student Expo
  • Mechatronics Information Session
  • "What Makes What in Lorain County
Click here for a complete list of events. 

Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

Click here to learn more.   

Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Click here to learn more.  

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge.