Sustainability at SFCC

At SFCC we’re working hard to achieve new standards in sustainability. From Gold-and-Silver LEED-certified buildings to a garden-to-table Culinary Arts program, we believe in doing our part to advance the idea of sustainability on our campus and in our community. For examples of our commitment, see the links below.


The Advanced Trades and Technology Center
The Health and Sciences Center


Adsorption Chiller
Biomass Heating System
Solar Array


Culinary Arts Garden

Recycling Efforts:

Bottles, cans and paper composting

Recycling Overview Nov. 2014 (PowerPoint)


Biodiesel Fueled Vehicles
Parking Information
Map of biking trails in Santa Fe


Bottled Water Facts
Filtered Water Stations

SFCC Governing Board Resolutions:

Reduction of the Sale of Single-use Plastic Bottle Beverages
Committment to Researching and Implementing Viable and Affordable Zero Waste Practices

Sustainability Education:

Read about Sustainability Education at SFCC

Adobe Construction
Biodiesel/Alternative Fuels
Solar Energy
Green Building Center of Excellence
New Mexico Energy$mart Academy
Sustainable Technologies Center