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The Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability Membership Required

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability, or PALS, is an innovative program at the University of Maryland that pairs faculty expertise and student ingenuity to tackle sustainability challenges facing ...

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Climate@Emory: an inter-disciplinary, university-wide initiative to advance climate change scholarship, teaching, partnership, and engagement at Emory and beyond Membership Required

  • Emory University (GA)

Climate@Emory is a university-wide initiative at Emory University with the mission of advancing climate change scholarship and teaching. This interdisciplinary initiative involves more than 50 faculty from 20 departments ...

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The Sage Project at San Diego State University Membership Required

  • San Diego State University (CA)

The Sage Project is a partnership between San Diego State University (SDSU) and a local government in the San Diego region, connecting students and faculty with high-priority, high-need community projects ...

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Building the Capacity of Change Agents Membership Required

  • University of Alberta (AB)

Building a movement to advance sustainability culture requires both institutional changes and changes to personal behaviour. Nestled in this movement of creating a sustainable culture is the important role of ...

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To Green and Beyond: Excellence Through Sustainability at University of Illinois at Chicago Membership Required

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

The Sustainability Strategic Thinking process -To Green and Beyond- was undertaken to innovatively weave together the UIC Climate Action Plan and its other broad strategic plans and look beyond commonly-held ...

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Ucalgarycares Sustainable Cities Service Learning Program Membership Required

  • University of Calgary (AB)

Sustainable Cities launched in 2014-2015 as an addition to a suite of "ucalgarycares" service-learning programs focusing on social justice issues. This program aims for students to become engaged with urban ...

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Hayward Promise Neighborhood Service Learning Solutions Membership Required

  • California State University, East Bay (CA)

Hayward Project Neighborhood (HPN) is a place-based initiative lead by California State University East Bay (CSUEB). The purpose of HPN is to significantly improve the educational and developmental outcomes of ...

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Addressing Food Insecurity at Portland Community College-Rock Creek Campus Membership Required

  • Portland Community College (OR)

Our campus community faces food and nutritional challenges like much of the nation. Portland Community College's Rock Creek Campus, with 50% of the student population receiving financial aid, chose ...

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The University of Maryland's Small Footprint Pledge Membership Required

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The University of Maryland's Small Footprint Pledge is a way for students, faculty, and staff to make a commitment to minimize their environmental impact by adopting new green behaviors ...

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Building a Culture of Sustainability Membership Required

  • Western Michigan University (MI)

Western Michigan University and its Office for Sustainability apply social learning to leverage behavior change and bridge the "gap" between people's stated aspirations for a sustainable world and their ...

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Bee Campus USA as a Model for Pollinator-Friendly Campuses Membership Required

  • Southern Oregon University (OR)

Southern Oregon University collaborated with Bee City USA, a private nonprofit organization based in Asheville, North Carolina, to establish a Bee Campus USA designation. This designation recognizes campuses that commit ...

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Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Sustainability Program at the University of British Columbia Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

Over the past 15 years, the SEEDS (Social Ecological Economic Development Studies) Sustainability Program has created partnerships between students, faculty and staff to enable hundreds of innovative and impactful sustainability ...

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UBC Sustainability Scholars Program Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

Offered in collaboration with both on and off-campus sustainability partners, the UBC Sustainability Scholars Program is designed to provide UBC graduate level students - regardless of their academic discipline - practical sustainability ...

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20-year Sustainability Strategy for the University of British Columbia - Vancouver Campus Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

Can we move our understanding of sustainability and current practices beyond just damage limitation, to identifying ways in which human behaviour can be inherently positive, leading to simultaneous improvements in ...

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RecycleMania as a Campus as a Living Lab Project Membership Required

  • Central New Mexico Community College (NM)

Can college faculty help to reduce waste, increase recycling, and introduce sustainability concepts, all while sticking to their course learning outcomes? At Central New Mexico Community College, we found a ...

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Smart Communities Initiative at UTK Membership Required

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (TN)

The Smart Communities Initiative (SCI) is a new interdisciplinary program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville which partners faculty and students across campus with one city, county, special district, or ...

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UNT Health Science Center Community Garden: Connecting Health and Wellness to Sustainability Membership Required

  • University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (TX)

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) is a graduate school of health care professions with over 2,100 students. The UNTHSC Community Garden broke ground in early ...

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Sustainable Carolina: A Case Study in Student Sustainability Leadership Membership Required

  • University of South Carolina (SC)

The Sustainable Carolina Leadership Program, a sustainability-focused, professional development student engagement program housed at the University of South Carolina, was conceived and developed over the course of six years to ...

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Prioritizing Energy Conservation and Efficiency with the Help of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Membership Required

  • University of Rochester (NY)

The University of Rochester has many competing demands for funding. Unfortunately, energy conservation projects often fall to the bottom of the priority list. By designating a point-person within the University ...

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Transforming a Rust Belt Community: The Sustainability Campus Membership Required

  • Indiana State University (IN)

Indiana State University and community partners collaborate on the development and implementation of a visionary comprehensive plan for the development of a Sustainability Campus, which transforms abandoned, formerly residential blocks ...

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Charging for Disposable to-go Boxes to Reduce Waste and Generate Sustainability Funds (Updated) Membership Required

  • Clarkson University (NY)

Multiple stakeholders came together at Clarkson University to implement a $0.50 charge on disposable to-go boxes in campus dining facilities. A reusable to-go box system was marketed and made ...

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Green Captain Program Membership Required

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)
  • Aramark Higher Education (PA)

The Green Captain Program allows UCI Hospitality & Dining student employees who are passionate about sustainability to design and implement practices to reduce environmental impacts (e.g. carbon footprint, water ...

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Feasibility study of implementing an aerated static compost system for food waste in University of Hawaii at Manoa housing Membership Required

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (HI)

There are no facilities on Oahu capable of converting the post-consumer food waste generated by the University of Hawaii into compost. This is an inquiry into the feasibility of implementing ...

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Sustainability in an Urban Campus Setting: UMass Lowell's Transformative, Leadership Driven, and Results Oriented Approach Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

The classic story of the campus sustainability program is a student-driven grassroots organization forming the culture, aiding in program implementation and ultimately gaining the support of the entire institution. UMass ...

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Eco-Equity Challenge Membership Required

  • George Washington University (DC)

The George Washington University's Office of Sustainability and the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service have joined efforts to support GW students in their social entrepreneurial efforts to ...

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Game Day Recycling at UTK Membership Required

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (TN)

UT Recycling is working in partnership with UT Athletics, Aramark, Office of Sustainability, and Good Sports Always Recycle to eliminate at least 90% of waste created during athletic events through ...

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Incorporating Life Cycle Analysis into Campus Dining Membership Required

  • University of Missouri (MO)

This study provides the greenhouse gas (GHG) estimates for thirty-nine meals using menu items served at the University of Missouri's Campus Dining Services. Meal size was normalized to 400 ...

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Creative Renewable Energy Solutions Membership Required

  • Skidmore College (NY)

Skidmore College completed two complementary, innovative renewable energy projects in 2015. With encouragement from the campus community, along with favorable remote net metering regulations and New York State incentives, the ...

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Capital Partners Solar Project Membership Required

  • American University (DC)
  • George Washington University (DC)
  • CustomerFirst Renewables (MD)

Capital Partners Solar Project (CPSP) is a solar energy project contracted by the George Washington University (GW), American University (AU), and the George Washington University Hospital (GWUH). Comprised of 52 ...

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Beyond Campus Roofs: Solar for the Community Membership Required

  • University of Utah (UT)

U Community Solar is an innovative program to give the University of Utah a local, tangible way to offset its carbon footprint over the next 20 years. The one-time program ...

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Powerz - Garden Your Campus @ NTU Membership Required

  • Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • Engie

The Energy Research Institute (ERI@N) and ENGIE (formerly GDF Suez), a leader in energy services and solutions, launched a large-scale pilot project, called POWERZ, on the NTU Campus.

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STARS "Path to Platinum" Collaborative Plan Implementation at Colorado State University Membership Required

  • Colorado State University (CO)

As Colorado State University completed STARS 1.2 in late 2013, our score was near the Platinum threshold. We reviewed the 2.0 criteria and identified several initiatives that would ...

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Developing Sustainability Literacy Among the Next Generation of Educators Membership Required

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Sustainability Science Education Project at Arizona State University aims to develop sustainability literacy among future educators. An innovative course, Sustainability Science for Teachers (SSFT), leverages the power of digital ...

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Duke University Carbon Offsets Initiative - Working with students, staff, and faculty to reduce GHG emissions through rooftop solar Membership Required

  • Duke University (NC)

In Spring 2015, Duke University launched a pioneering, renewable energy discount program for University employees. This program, developed by the Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative (DCOI) and its partners, helps reduce ...

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Going Above and Beyond Niagara College's Waste Diversion Target Membership Required

  • Niagara College Canada (ON)

Niagara College's goal of achieving a 65% diversion rate has taken many years to find the best combination of strategies to work towards this sustainability target. Integrating waste management ...

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AC Climate Aware Membership Required

  • Algonquin College (ON)

AC Climate Aware is a collaborative grassroots effort designed to promote sustainability and internationalization. Under the leadership of SEATS, the campaign encourages dialogue within the Algonquin College community about these ...

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Collaborations for growing the Virginia Tech Farm to Campus Program Membership Required

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

The Virginia Tech Dining Services Farm at Kentland began as a small 1/2 acre herb garden in 2009. Since, the garden has expanded steadily to include more than 6 ...

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Planting a Colossal Monarch Waystation Membership Required

  • Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)

To support dwindling Monarch Butterfly populations, 83 volunteer faculty, staff, administrators, students, and preschoolers (from the Campus Childcare Center) planted 345 Milkweed and nectaring plants at 8 locations around campus ...

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Campus Salvage Move-Out Collection and Donation Program Membership Required

  • Coastal Carolina University (SC)

Campus Salvage is Coastal Carolina University's collection and donation program designed to divert unwanted items from the landfill when students move-out at the end of the year. The project ...

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The WaterHub at Emory University Membership Required

  • Emory University (GA)

The WaterHub on Emory's campus is an on-site water recycling system, utilizing natural ecological systems to reclaim wastewater for heating, cooling and toilet flushing. It is the first system ...

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Starting a Food Recovery Network chapter at Colorado Mounatain College-- Steamboat Springs Membership Required

  • Colorado Mountain College (CO)

This is an action oriented research and case study project that originated from the Capstone course of the Sustainability program at Colorado Mountain College (CMC). The study examines the process ...

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Nova Bike Share Program Membership Required

  • Villanova University (PA)

Villanova University launched Nova Bike Share in the fall of 2014. Both undergraduate and graduate students can rent a bike for a semester or academic year. Nova Bike Share is ...

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The University of Arizona Pac-12 Zero Waste Event Membership Required

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

With inspiration and participation from the Green Sports Alliance, all Pac-12 universities participated in a friendly competition to see who could achieve a zero-waste home basketball game during the 2014-15 ...

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Instituting a sustainability general education requirement at San Francisco State University Membership Required

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

A group of San Francisco State faculty believed all SF State graduates in the 21st century should have a basic understanding of sustainability. We campaigned for a sustainability requirement to ...

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Rad Dish Food Co-op: Food for Thought Leadership Membership Required

  • Temple University (PA)

The Rad Dish Cooperative Cafe is the first and only student-run food co-op in the Philadelphia region. Located on Temple University's campus, Rad Dish provides local, fair trade, organic ...

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Learning by Living: The Berea College Deep Green Student Residence Membership Required

  • Berea College (KY)
  • Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects (MO)

The Berea College Deep Green Student Residence was envisioned from the very beginning to be a special building yet in keeping with the college's commitment to "Simple Living" meant ...

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4th Avenue Parklet Membership Required

  • Portland State University (OR)

The 4th Avenue Parklet was researched, designed and built by students from Portland State University's School of Architecture to creatively addresses sustainability based place-making issues in Portland's South ...

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An Integrated Approach to Energy and Climate Planning Membership Required

  • Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (ON)

In 2010, Sheridan's Office for Sustainability recommended that the institution undertake strategic planning to examine the long-term economic and environmental risks surrounding energy use at Sheridan. Sheridan's executive ...

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Climate Quest Membership Required

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

Climate Quest is a team-based challenge to design practical, high-impact solutions to mitigate or adapt to climate change. After launching in April 2014, 25 teams were selected from a pool ...

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Stanford reduces campus greenhouse gas emissions by 68% in 2015 Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)

Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI) program is a new district heating, cooling, and electricity system designed to meet the current and future energy needs of Stanford University in a sustainable ...

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