Purchase College will launch its new Redemption Center at the More Store, located in the Fort Awesome dormitory, at a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 7 at I PM. President Thomas J. Schwarz will preside along with Bill Guerrero, Executive Director of the Purchase College Association, Joseph Tripodi, Purchase Sustainability Director, student Steve Sabel.
At the opening, students who bring items to the center will have a chance to win tickets to the Regina Spektor concert at
As part of its sustainability efforts, Purchase has partnered with Tomra of North America, a global leader in helping the world to recycle and reuse its valuable natural resources located in
Founded in 1972, Tomra is headquartered in Asker,
President Schwarz in April 2007 joined 151 other US Colleges Presidents in signing the
The Purchase College Association which manages the business services such as food service, the book store, laundry, cable TV, vending machines, parking, student health, financial services and introduced a number of sustainability programs such as Zipcars, Zimrides a ride-share program, Purchase Loop buses, fair trade coffee sold in the Starbucks store, trayless dining, vending misers which reduce lights on vending machines when not in use, serving locally grown food in dining halls and green channel TV.