By end of 2010, the worldwide production of plastic was over 300 million tons, “…consuming 8 percent of the world's annual oil production.” (Source: Rolf Halden, PhD, associate professor at the Center for Environmental Biotechnology in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University in “Protect Your Health: Shrink Your Plastic Profile” published by Rodale Books.)
A partial listing of the numerous KCTCS sustainability-related programming, workforce education, and training inititatives is listed below. Specific details about KCTCS programs and courses are available on the Programs and Catalog page of the KCTCS Students website. Information about KCTCS workforce education and training is available under Workforce Solutions. The System Initiatives site provides information about the Interactive Digital Center. The major headings and subheadings below link to programming, training, or initiative information.