April 1, 2017
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Green IT Initiatives at Adelphi


Learn about the efforts of Adelphi’s Office of Information Technology for reducing the carbon footprint of the Adelphi community. 

 eWaste Recycling

  • 18,412.35 lbs of eWaste recycled through monthly equipment sales (2015–2016).
  • 3,244 lbs of eWaste recycled through our bi-annual campus eRecycle events (2015–2016).    

 Green Transportation

  • Three energy efficient vehicles used for equipment moves and providing optimal service to our campus community.

 Paper Reduction

  • Continuous effort being made to automate business processes and leverage our AU2Go mobile app to reduce paper and toner use by departments on campus.

 Network Changes

  • 50% reduction of space in server room through virtualization and consolidation.
  • 47% less electricity used by new switches for our Network Access Layer (customer connected).
  • 61% of our applications are in the cloud; further reducing energy costs and eWaste.

 Energy Savings

  • 1,187,630 KWh ($178,145) saved through nightly auto-shut downs of our lab computers (2015-2016).
  • Switched to laser projectors, saving the university on energy costs, consummables and eWaste.
  • Installed programmable occupancy sensors in all our new construction builds since 2013.

Daffodils on Adelphi's Garden City Campus in the spring.


For further information, please contact:

Office of Information Technology
p – 516.877.3340
e –
» Live Chat
» Video Tutorials

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