Search Results

17430 resources

Imagining the Future of Campus Food Service and Measuring Success

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Texas Woman's University (TX)
  • AASHE (PA)

Food does not loom large enough in university sustainability metrics given its outsized role in achieving the SDGs. With increasing recognition that transforming food systems is critical for climate resiliency ...

  • Posted Feb. 2, 2023
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Bucknell 10-Years Sustainability Plan

  • Bucknell University (PA)

January 18th 2023, President John Bravman formally announced the release of the 10-year Sustainability Plan for Bucknell University. According to President Brvaman,

"Caring for the environment and reducing waste remains ...


Citrus College Educational Development Center

  • Citrus College (CA)

Citrus College was recognized with an excellence in Energy & Sustainability Award for the Educational Development Center modernization project:

"Best innovative project -Medium size District" Award


Specifying Residential Upholstered Furniture to Safeguard Human Health and Well-Being: A Toolkit for Reducing Fires and Chemical Risks

  • Chemical Insights (GA)

This toolkit can be applied by sustainability professionals and procurement staff at higher education institutions looking to acquire environmentally sustainable and healthy furniture materials for residence halls and other campus ...


Is the Word “Net” Compromising True De-Carbonization?

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • M-RETS (MN)

Colleges and universities are relying upon “carbon accounting” that needs to be improved in order to meet our cardinal principle of evidence-based physical measurement. The physics of the grid—unless ...

  • Posted Jan. 26, 2023
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Fullerton Arboretum Achieves Reaccreditation at Highest Level

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

In October 2017, Fullerton Arboretum received its first accreditation as a Level IV arboretum. This is the highest level awarded by ArbNet, an organization that recognizes arboreta from around the ...


Introduction to the Regional Center of Expertise as a Model for ESD Integration

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • University of Regina (SK)

Universities and colleges around the world are making commitments to advance the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) through their teaching, research, operations, and partnerships. One proven model for making good ...

  • Posted Jan. 19, 2023
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

McGill Sustainable Labs Guide

  • McGill University (QC)

The McGill Sustainable Labs Guide contains a variety of actionable steps that lab users can take to make their lab operations more sustainable. Some of these practices can be applied ...


Putting an Award-Winning Climate Action Plan into Action

  • Mt. San Antonio College (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Learn from Mt. San Antonio College’s (Mt. SAC) Sustainability Director and Sustainability Coordinator about how their college’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) has been put into action! Conventional climate ...

  • Posted Jan. 11, 2023
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Summer REU in Urban Ecology and the Environment

  • City University of New York, Baruch College (NY)
  • The City University of New York (NY)
  • City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)

The Brooklyn Urban Ecology and Environment Program (BUEE) is a NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduates hosted at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. BUEE supports the training ...

  • Posted Jan. 10, 2023
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

UMass Dining Carbon Rating System

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Announced on Earth Day, 2022, and in partnership with My Emissions, UMass Dining, the nation's award winnning and largest higher education internally operated dining program, has launched an A-E ...

  • Posted Jan. 10, 2023
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Sustainable Move Out Donation Program

  • Bentley University (MA)

Give ‘N Go Move Out Program at Bentley University Fall 2022 Update

Summary: Give ‘N Go is the Bentley program to support students during move out with the opportunity to ...


Zero Waste Master Plan

  • Vanderbilt University (TN)

In September 2015, Vanderbilt embarked on a strategic planning process FutureVU to create a holistic and sustainable long-term vision for the physical development of the campus over 20 to 30 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Webinar: Overcoming Your Barriers to Achieving Carbon Neutrality

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Nelnet Renewable Energy Services (NE)

We asked, you answered. Our survey of 252 sustainability professionals from universities in the US and around the world revealed the most common barriers to achieving carbon neutrality on campus ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Webinar #3: Inner Development Goals: A Three-part Exploration

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Many of us are familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This three-part Community of Practice (Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 13) will allow us to space to explore the ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Dreamers Center Provides Resources for DACA Students

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

In October 2022, the Fifth United States Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful, calling into question the future of the ...


Webinar #2: Inner Development Goals: A Three-part Exploration

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Many of us are familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This three-part Community of Practice (Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 13) will allow us to space to explore the ...

  • Posted Dec. 5, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Webinar: Guidance for the Sustainable Procurement of Laboratory Supplies

  • University of Georgia (GA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (MA)

Laboratories often represent a “hot spot” within organizations for environmental waste, toxins, and even supply chain labor issues. Until now, comprehensive guidance wasn’t available for purchasers seeking to address ...

  • Posted Dec. 2, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Fighting the Drought with Fullerton Arboretum

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

As much of California and the West continue to endure a worsening drought, it’s more critical than ever to prioritize water conservation. The Fullerton Arboretum Director, Greg Dyment, offers ...


Campus Recognized for Energy, Water Efficiency

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Cal State Fullerton has been honored with two Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Awards and will be recognized in June at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.

One of ...


Native American Heritage Month Celebrates Empowerment Through Education

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month at Cal State Fullerton means learning about the communities, histories and traditions that have shaped today’s landscape.

Beyond empowering the Native American and Indigenous ...


LEED Gold: Student Recreation Center

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Going for the Gold has special meaning for Cal State Fullerton’s Student Recreation Center, which has the honor of being the first CSUF building awarded a Gold Leadership in ...


LEED Platinum: Student Housing Phase III

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Cal State Fullerton’s newest student housing complex is a step ahead of any statewide — it is the first in California awarded the Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ...


Solving Climate Change Problems: CSUF Presents Energy and Sustainability Summit

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

More than 100 people packed the room at Cal State Fullerton’s first Energy and Sustainability Summit, held Oct. 26.

The summit, sponsored by Edison International, featured three panels of ...


Campus-Scale Biodiesel Production

  • Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AL)
  • Lake Area Technical Institute (SD)
  • Seward County Community College (KS)
  • Springboard Biodiesel (CA)
  • University of Costa Rica
  • University of Botswana

This a compilation highlighting 5 schools that are using Biodiesel production as part of their climate action plans. Each school has diverted waste by using used cooking oil (already produced ...

  • Posted Nov. 21, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Webinar: An Accessible Roadmap to Healthy Indoor Air Quality

  • University of Georgia (GA)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)
  • AASHE Test Campus
  • Healthy Schools Campaign (IL)

Two years ago it was a struggle to generate interest in topics like ventilation and HVAC maintenance, but the COVID pandemic has highlighted just how much the air we breathe ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Webinar: #1 Inner Development Goals: A Three-part Exploration

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Many of us are familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This three-part Community of Practice (Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 13) will allow us to space to explore the ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Webinar: Pollinators, Pesticides & People: Landscaping Certifications Explained

  • AASHE (PA)
  • The Xerces Society (OR)
  • Herbicide Free Campus (CA)

Interested in sustainability certifications for your campus landscape? We’re here to help! Join Bee Campus USA, an initiative of the Xerces Society, and Rewild Your Campus (formerly Herbicide Free ...

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2022
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Valparaiso University Waste Audit: Reducing Plastic

  • Valparaiso University (IN)

The Office of Sustainability at Valparaiso University recently performed a comprehensive waste audit of all campus buildings to identify opportunities to save money, reduce waste, and to promote better waste ...

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2022
  • Case Studies
  • View more

Sustainability Policies and Plans in Higher Education: Recommendations for Florida State University

  • Florida State University (FL)

This capstone project examines how higher education institutions (HEIs) use policies and plans to institutionalize their commitments to sustainability and the key success factors that influence their implementation. A systematic ...

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

University of Botswana in Gaborone converts Trichilia seed into Biodiesel

  • Springboard Biodiesel (CA)
  • University of Botswana

The University of Botswana in Gaborone converts used cooking oils (produced at the University) as well as beef tallow, and trichilia seed. Trichilia seed is an inedible native seed that ...


University of Costa Rica makes biodiesel from Jack Fruit seed oil

  • Springboard Biodiesel (CA)
  • University of Costa Rica

In celebration of Campus Sustainability Month here is the University of Costa Rica in San Jose. They are conducting research on various inedible indigenous seed oils including jack fruit seed ...


Climate Action Plan

  • Bennington College (VT)

This plan highlights Bennington's accelerated goals to progress toward climate neutrality.

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Strategic Plan

  • Western Colorado University (CO)

This Strategic Plan highlights institution initiatives that address on-site renewable energy generation, energy efficiency projects, and zero waste principles, as well as the integration of a community-wide collaboration on next ...

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Strategic Plan

  • The Catholic University of America (DC)

This Strategic Plan includes several actions items related to environmental stewardship.

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Campus Master Plan

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The UW- Madison's Campus Master Plan interweaves conservation, preservation, and sustainability through major transportation, landscape, green infrastructure, and other institution initiatives.

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Campus Master Plan

  • Southern Oregon University (OR)

The Master Plan provides a framework for sustainability planning and goal setting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental impacts.

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Water Action Plan

  • Weber State University (UT)

This plan focuses on key facilities upgrades, efficiency measures, and improved stormwater management. It also calls for increased metrics to improve water planning and management.

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Energy and Sustainability Investment Plan

  • Weber State University (UT)

WSU's Energy and Sustainability Investment Plan's provides a road map for converting all of the University's buildings over to all electric buildings powered by renewable energy.

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

The Path to 2040: Climate Action Plan

  • Radford University (VA)

The Path to 2040 establishes a pathway for the university to fulfill the obligations of the Carbon Commitment through five pillars and focal areas: academics, engagement, operations, planning and administration ...

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Strategic Plan

  • Radford University (VA)

This plan provides a comprehensive approach to sustainability through, curriculum development, specialized programming, community development, and operations.

  • Posted Oct. 28, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Sustainability Plan

  • Bryant University (RI)

This Plan is a living document that proactively addresses each credit area with the intention of improving Bryant’s STARS rating, and each incorporated area.

  • Posted Oct. 21, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Climate Action Plan

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

This plan provides an outline of strategic actions for UB to achieve climate neutrality by 2030.

  • Posted Oct. 21, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

California State University Sustainability Policy

  • California State University, Chancellor's Office (CA)

This policy is intended to position the nation's largest university system as a leader in the teaching and use of applied research to educate climate literate students equipped to ...

  • Posted Oct. 19, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Strategic Framework for Sustainability

  • University of Tasmania

The Strategic Framework for Sustainability provides a collective focus on activities in and for sustainability across the campus and in so doing encapsulates commitments across four areas:

  • Goal 1: A ...
  • Posted Oct. 19, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Climate Neutrality Plan

  • Central New Mexico Community College (NM)

This plan identifies long frame priority areas of emphasis that establish how sustainability is reflected in the identity of the university through academics, operations, planning and coordination.

  • Posted Oct. 19, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Strategic Direction Plan

  • Central New Mexico Community College (NM)

This plan highlights sustainability through an academic lens and is tied to course development.

  • Posted Oct. 19, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Strategic Sustainability Plan

  • Thompson Rivers University (BC)

This plan provides a comprehensive list of sustainability goals, themes, and strategies for TRU.

  • Posted Oct. 19, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Sustainability Master Plan

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Sustainability Master Plan identifies long frame priority areas of emphasis that establish how sustainability is reflected in the identity of the university.

  • Posted Oct. 19, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more

Sustainability Plan

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale Sustainability Plan 2025 contains goals on Applied Research and Active Learning (to identify pathways for both and the use of the campus as a living laboratory) and for ...

  • Posted Oct. 19, 2022
  • Publications
  • View more