BY THE NUMBERS

3,500,000 gallons: The amount of Number Six Fuel Oil Dartmouth burns each year to heat our campus buildings.

 

1,000,000 gallons: The reduction in annual Number Six Fuel Oil consumption since 2010 due to more efficient buildings and energy retrofits.

50,000 MWh: The amount of electricity Dartmouth purchases from the grid.

4300: The number of undergraduates at Dartmouth.

 

7,500,000: The number of pounds of waste that Dartmouth produces each year.

2,700,000: The amount of this waste that is diverted from landfill to recycling or compost.

 

36,000,000: The number of gallons of water used in Dartmouth’s residence halls.

 

65,000 metric tons: The amount of carbon dioxide equivalent that Dartmouth generates each year, in our Scope 1 and 2 emissions. (These are the emissions we directly generate or that are generated in the production of electricity that we consume.)

 

237 acres: The size of our main campus.

 

30,000 acres: The amount of land that Dartmouth owns and manages.

* All numbers are approximations based on 2015 annual data.