Photographs

Introduction

AASHE’s photo library showcases high-resolution photographs that depict one or more aspects of sustainability on campus.

At a Glance

867
Total Resources
351
Organizations
17
Countries
43
U.S. States & Territories
9
Canadian Provinces

Bars in graphs can be clicked to view resources that align with a particular category. Because a resource may be listed under multiple topics and disciplines, graph data may include higher total counts than what is indicated in total resources above.

867 resources

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


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


University Earns Seal of Excelencia for Advancing Latinx Student Success

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Cal State Fullerton is one of only 10 institutions across the U.S. to earn the 2021 Seal of Excelencia. The three-year certification recognizes the university’s trendsetting leadership in ...

  • Posted Sept. 14, 2022
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University and Community Open Forum

  • University of Illinois Chicago (IL)

This picture is of an event, E2S Climate Hub: Paths toward Sustainable and Just Engagement open forum at Green Era Campus on April 8th with community partners and University of ...


2022 EarthFest at the University of Maryland, College Park

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Sustainability-minded students at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) hosted an Earth Day festival in 2022. EarthFest 2022 invited student sustainability leaders and volunteers from more than twenty groups ...


College Park Scholars Waste Audit

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Students in the College Park Scholars Program complete a waste audit at the University of Maryland, College Park.


Diverse Business Training Showcase hosted by Supplier Diversity Department for WashU buyers (detail)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

St. Louis Anchor Action Network - The St. Louis Anchor Action Network (STLAAN) comprises organizations committed to reducing inequities through increased employment, health and wealth-building opportunities. The University of Missouri–St ...


Diverse Business Training Showcase hosted by Supplier Diversity Department for WashU buyers (overhead)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

St. Louis Anchor Action Network - The St. Louis Anchor Action Network (STLAAN) comprises organizations committed to reducing inequities through increased employment, health and wealth-building opportunities. The University of Missouri–St ...


Farmington Solar Facility

  • Amherst College (MA)
  • Bowdoin College (ME)
  • Hampshire College (MA)
  • Smith College (MA)
  • Williams College (MA)

Farmington Solar Project - The New England College Renewable Partnership (NECRP) is a consortium of five small New England liberal arts colleges - Smith, Amherst, Bowdoin, Hampshire, and Williams - and is highlighted ...


Charity fundraising basketball game to support the underprivileged

  • National Tsing Hua University

NTHU partners with local businesses to host charity basketball tournament to raise funds for scholarships for economically disadvantaged students.


Successful alumni donate to remediate representative school lakes

  • National Tsing Hua University

The most representative lake on campus needs remediation, and successful alumni donated funds.


Ariel view of students forming the state of California

  • University of California, Merced (CA)

Ariel view of students forming California State


Climate Action Exhibition

  • American University of Sharjah (Ash Shariqah)

As part of developing AUS' Climate Action Plan (CAP) an exhibition was held to engage the entire AUS community. The exhibition explained the main focal points of the CAP, which ...


Sustainable Transportation uOttawa

  • University of Ottawa (ON)

Students walking around the University of Ottawa campus on a summer day. Cyclist in the foreground


Sustainable Research at Concordia University

  • Concordia University (QC)

The Field Research Facility for Buildings of the Future was built to test which construction materials are the most efficient to get the industry to zero emission standards.


Sustainable Investments Concordia University

  • Concordia University (QC)

Concordia's GM and MB buildings where business courses such as courses on sustainable investing are taught.


Sustainable Transportation at Concordia University

  • Concordia University (QC)

Concordia University offers a free shuttle service between its campuses. The shuttle runs on B20 biodiesel. Concordia also offers many services and programs for cyclists.


Fullerton Arboretum

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Mission: The mission of Fullerton Arboretum is to support the academic mission of CSUF with a world class living and historical collection and to provide learning opportunities for every stage ...


Mercedes Dorame: Ancestors Leading the Stars ‘Eyoohiinkem He’uuk Shishyoota

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

RECEPTION | Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:00 – 4:00 PM (Public reception)

Ancestors Leading the Stars - ‘Eyoohiinkem He’uuk Shishyoota is an installation by artist Mercedes Dorame and it explores ...


UMass Lowell Rooftop Urban Agriculture

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

Rooftop Urban Agriculture - The Office of Sustainability at University of Massachusetts Lowell has developed an innovative urban agriculture program in partnership with Mill City Grows, a local food justice non-profit ...


USC recognized as a top performer in sustainable food and dining

  • University of Southern California (CA)

USC is among the Top Performers under the Food & Dining impact area in the 2022 Sustainable Campus Index.


Center for Development Economic at Williams College

  • Williams College (MA)

The Center for Development Economics (CDE) at Williams College offers an intensive, 10 month (one academic year), master’s degree program designed for economists from low and middle-income countries who ...


Kim Abeles: Smog Collectors, 1987–2020

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Kim Abeles: Smog Collectors, 1987-2020, at the Begovich Gallery will be the first time this seminal series is shown in its entirety. The exhibition features thirty years ...


Tuffy's Basic Needs Services

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Tuffy’s Basic Needs Services Center identifies and serves students who are experiencing an unforeseen hardship, emergency, crisis, or catastrophic life event.

The resources offered by this comprehensive endeavor are ...


USC becomes the first campus to be certified as a 'Green Zone' by the American Green Zone Alliance

  • University of Southern California (CA)

American Green Zone Alliance “Green Zone” Certification - In 2021, University of Southern California became the first campus to be certified as a green zone by the American Green Zone Alliance ...


Environmental Sustainability at University of Washington Bothell

  • University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

Campus design considerations have always focused on impacts on biodiversity and the environment, and sustainable grounds practices are key to UW Bothell’s operations. The grounds team is a core ...


UCI Images for SCI

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)

Image options for UCI's feature in the SCI.


Waste Management at OSU

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Photos for the 2022 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), Top Performer in Waste section


College of the Atlantic

  • College of the Atlantic (ME)

At College of the Atlantic, education goes beyond understanding the world as it is to enabling students to actively shape the future. A leader in experiential learning and environmental stewardship ...


Stormwater Biofiltration System at UNC Greensboro

  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)

Located outside the Kaplan Center for Wellness at UNC Greensboro, this is one of several biofiltration systems on campus which reduce flooding and filter stormwater to remove pollutants before they ...


Dr. Sherie Obare, Dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Marquette University (WI)
  • North Carolina A&T State University (NC)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)
  • University of Florida (FL)

The Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center was established as a convergence of diverse and leading scientists to address the influx of phosphorus in oceans and expansion of ...


Planetair ÉTS Portfolio (Applied Research) - Carbon credit project

  • Ecole de Technologie Superieure (QC)

Details of the PlanetairÉTS product


Three bike share stations on campus and others nearby;

  • Ecole de Technologie Superieure (QC)

Students promoting the ÉTS discount with a bike share provider


More than 150 outdoor bike parking spaces available on our campus

  • Ecole de Technologie Superieure (QC)

Student storing his bike in one of our 150 outdoor bike parking spaces


Princeton Builds Sustainability

  • Princeton University (NJ)

Princeton recycles at least 95% of its materials in construction and demolition projects, while investing in water-saving and emissions-reducing technologies in and around its new buildings such as the construction ...


Greening Burundi Project launches with support from Cornell Climate Online Fellows

  • Cornell University (NY)

Emmanuel Niyoyabikoze, right, founder of the Greening Burundi Project, enjoys planting a few trees – on his way to a million trees – with a few children in his social network. Niyoyabikoze ...


UMN Morris student recycling cardboard at campus recycling center

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

UMN Morris students staff the Recycling Center. The picture shows a UMN Morris student breaking down boxes before they are compressed and stored for future recycling.


UMN Morris intern giving a tour of the new Morris Water Treatment Plant

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

UMN Morris intern (Michael Abbing) provides a tour of the Morris Water Treatment Plant for visitors. This new water treatment plant is a collaboration between the city of Morris, and ...


Electric bike collaboration between UMN Morris and Regional Fitness Center

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

UMN Morris student (August Bushy) and Regional Fitness Center staff member (Clare Sorensen) show the two electric bikes available for college students and community members to ride.


UMN Morris works with partners to launch county-wide composting program

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

UMN Morris helped launch the new countywide composing program. UMN Morris hit a milestone of diverting 1 million pounds of organic material from the landfill with its onsite cold-weather system ...


Community tour of UMN Morris 240kW solar PV agrivoltaic field

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

During the UMN WCROC Midwest Farm Energy Confererence, Vice Chancellor of Finance and Facilities, Bryan Herrmann gave visitors a tour of the new 240kW solar PV agrivoltaic field. This installation ...