Sustainability Areas

Natural Resources

Kankakee Community College is Leading the Way in Promoting Solar Energy

Kankakee Community College created Power Pack Kankakee to educate homeowners and businesses on the benefits of solar energy. In partnership with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association,¬†they are helping to create a sustainable local market for solar energy by: Establishing a customer base for local solar installers. Facilitating lower cost solar installation for customers. Supporting U.S. […]

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Sustainable Agroecology Certificate

The Sustainable Agroecology program is designed for learners who wish to gain an appreciation and practical skills to use sustainable practices that will positively influence the quality of natural ecosystems and human environment. Contact: Tom Elsey (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3550

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Sustainable Landscape Practices A.A.S.

The Sustainable Landscape Practices program allows students to acquire a background in sustainable landscape features and practices such as soil and water conservation and the appropriate use of native plants. This program provides the student with training in sustainable agriculture and horticulture practices and the necessary background to pursue a career in sustainable agriculture technology. […]

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Sustainable Resource Management Certificate

The Sustainable Resource Management certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in sustainable resource management. Those who complete the courses are eligible to take the Illinois Recycling Association state certification exam. Students will examine basic principles and practices of sustainable resource management, consider the roles of government, and evaluate and design sustainable resource management […]

The following is a Certificate or Degree