Photographs

Introduction

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

At a Glance

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Countries
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U.S. States & Territories
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Canadian Provinces

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Principia College celebrates Earth Day 2022

  • Principia College (IL)

The Principia College solar car is a fan favorite at our Earth Day Festival every year. Innovative, student-led engineering is a hallmark of this long-standing experiential learning program.


Principia College celebrates Earth Day 2022

  • Principia College (IL)

Students show their planet love by personalizing canvas reusable shopping bags, purchased from Earth Hero. Our College Store has banned single-use plastic bags, so these totes are particularly handy!


Trees on campus are rooted in history

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Seven serve as a memorial to lives needlessly taken. One received the blessing of the Dalai Lama. Others pay homage to local history. But symbolism and aesthetics aside, each of ...


Arbor Day at Nova Southeastern University

  • Nova Southeastern University (FL)

In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, students, staff, faculty, and the University's President came together to celebrate the environment with a tree planting ceremony and educational table ...


Boston College Green Week: BC Dining Hosts Events to Promote Sustainability Initiatives

  • Boston College (MA)

Each year, to celebrate Earth Day, Boston College clubs and organizations collaborate to host Green Week. With different events, pop-ups, and educational resources, students are able to see all of ...


CSU Celebrates EarthDay at EarthFest 2022

  • Cleveland State University (OH)

Cleveland State University's Office of Sustainability and Student Environmental Movement collaborate to celebrate EarthDay!

Over 35 exhibitors, 20 volunteers, 16 amazing prize donations, clothing swap all contributed to making ...


sustainNU Holds Soundwalk

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Teaching artists from the Midwest Society for Acoustical Ecology led participants in an exploration of Northwestern University's Evanston campus soundscape. Attendees focused on specific sounds of their environment that ...


sustainNU Hosts Reuse & Repair Fair

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Northwestern's Office of Sustainability hosted a Repair and Reuse Fair featuring a variety of on-campus and local vendors, including a local bike shop, clothing mending organization, tool library, zero-waste ...


Earth Conscious Menu at JMU Senior Symposium Event

  • James Madison University (VA)

On Earth Day, students in JMU's School of Integrated Sciences presented their work at the annual Senior Symposium. This year, the SIS Senior Symposium was recognized by JMU's ...


JMU Geography Students Celebrate 10 Years of Gardening at Local Elementary School

  • James Madison University (VA)

JMU Geography faculty and students celebrated Earth Day with students from an elementary school in Harrisonburg, Virginia as a continuation of 10 years of gardening together. Dr. Amy Goodall and ...


Arbor Day Tree Planting

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 29th, we celebrated the 150th Arbor day by planting 4 trees and 3 bushes on campus near the Baseball filed.


Earth Month Bag Drive

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 25th, students, faculty and staff were encouraged to bring their plastic bags so they can be recycled. In exchange they could get a reusable bag provided by the ...


Campus Clean Up 2022

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 14,2022, College of Staten Island students joined the annual campus cleanup day. The goal was to collect as much garbage as possible on campus before grass mowing ...


Plant Sale and Compost Giveback

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 11th, as part of our Earth Month activities at the College of Staten Island (CSI). This was CSI Sustainability's second plant sale of the season and gave ...


Montclair State University Hosts Bradford Elementary School for Earth Day 2022

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

For Earth Day 2022, the Montclair State University Facilities team hosted 400 K-5 students from Montclair Township's Bradford Elementary School. The event was held outdoors in the campus Amphitheater ...


Queens College Is Reducing Plastic Water Bottle Use

  • City University of New York, Queens College (NY)

As part of our college's efforts to reduce single-use plastics on campus, our ongoing sustainability initiative includes the removal of older water fountains and installation of water bottle filling ...


Queens College Reduces Single-Use Plastics In Our Dining Halls

  • City University of New York, Queens College (NY)

Queens College, a college within the City University of New York system, recently launched an initiative to reduce single-use plastics in our campus dining halls. Our food servicer, Mangia Fresca ...


Earth Day Student Sustainability Showcase

  • Sierra Nevada College (NV)

This photo shares a scene from the Sierra Nevada University Earth Day celebration held on 4/20/22 on the Incline Village campus in Lake Tahoe, NV. The day started ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Binghamton University Sustainability Hub Earth Day Event

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The Binghamton University Sustainability Hub had an Earth Day event that included a student panel talking about the work they did to create the newly launched Equitable Sustainability Resource Guide ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Sustainability Hub table at the Binghamton University Earth Day Festival

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The Sustainability Hub had a table at the campus main Earth Day Festival. The table featured an overview of what the Hub has to offer and swag including plantable notebooks ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Earth Fest 2022

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)

River Falls, WI Community Celebrates Sustainability Over 1,000 people gathered in Glen Park on Sunday, April 24th despite cold and windy conditions to experience Earth Fest 2022. The event ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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UAlbany Earth Day clean up

  • University at Albany (NY)

On Earth Day, several organizations sponsored clean up and garden restorations throughout the day on campus and in the community.

  • Posted April 27, 2022
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University at Buffalo: Coming together as a Campus to Achieve Climate Neutrality

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

As our campus moves closer to our 2030 climate neutrality date, we annually bring our university together to give an update on our progress. This year, UB Sustainability has collaborated ...

  • Posted April 27, 2022
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UConn Earth Day Spring Fling Goat Yoga

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

The UConn Office of Sustainability hosted its annual sustainability festival called Earth Day Spring Fling (EDSF) on April 20th, 2022. The event featured an outdoor zero-waste barbeque, Environmental Art Exhibit ...

  • Posted April 25, 2022
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Neumann University Earth Day Events

  • Neumann University (PA)

Neumann University's Earth Day events started with a mass outside in the Rose Garden. We also had a demonstration of mat weaving recycling plastic bags to give to homeless ...

  • Posted April 25, 2022
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Bike to Breakfast at Utah State University

  • Utah State University (UT)

It rained. It snowed, and Aggies biked. Utah State University Dining Services served more than 100 breakfasts to people who arrived on bicycles on April 20, 2022 as a part ...

  • Posted April 25, 2022
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Plant it Forward

  • Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

Planting Trees is one of the most effective ways to act towards climate change as it benefits our everyday lives efficiently. They filter clear air, help curb climate change, create ...

  • Posted April 25, 2022
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Sport Goals Are Sustainably Goals

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville (TN)

The University of Tennessee Knoxville's football stadium has a capacity of 102k fans. With the amount of fans each game brings, there is bound to be a lot of ...

  • Posted April 18, 2022
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CSUF Food Pantry

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Addressing food insecurity among college students has been a CSU system-wide effort for a number of years. The Pantry is a new and permanent program to the CSUF campus that ...


CSUF Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting Ceremony

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Cal State Fullerton, in cooperation with the City of Fullerton, celebrated Arbor Day by planting several trees throughout campus. The mayor, city council members and administrators from the City of ...


Florida Tech Alumni Center

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

Florida Tech Alumni Center - The Folliard Alumni House at Florida Institute of Technology received a makeover in 2020, and was re-engineered as a zero-energy facility. The new center features a ...


Drains on the System

  • Macalester College (MN)

Macalester student volunteers stencil signs near storm drains in Saint Paul, Minn. to raise awareness about runoff pollution in the Mississippi River. This event was a collaboration between the Civic ...

  • Posted Sept. 20, 2021
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The Albert Sherman Center at UMass Chan Medical School

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School (MA)

The Albert Sherman Center, a nine story 512,000 square-foot research and education building at UMass Chan Medical School, is certified LEED Gold.

  • Posted Sept. 15, 2021
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State-of-the-art mechanical systems at UMass Chan Medical School

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School (MA)

Efficient mechanical systems at UMass Chan Medical School including chilled beams and energy recovery wheels.

  • Posted Sept. 15, 2021
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Humboldt Bike Share

  • Cal Poly Humboldt (CA)

Photo shows bicycles that are a part of the newly relaunched community bike share program, which is a partnership between Humboldt State University, the City of Arcata, and Tandem Mobility ...

  • Posted Sept. 10, 2021
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UC Berkeley Student Engagement and Community

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Students at the Iconic UC Berkeley Sather Gate

  • Posted Sept. 10, 2021
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UC Berkeley Staff Focusing on Wellbeing and Health in the Workplace

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Staff wellbeing practices during COVID.

  • Posted Sept. 10, 2021
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Warrior Food Distribution

  • California State University, Stanislaus (CA)

Warrior Food Distribution, a collaboration between the Stanislaus State chapter of the California Faculty Association (CFA), Student Affair's Warrior Food Pantry, and our community partner, the United Samaritans Foundation ...


UC Berkeley Staff Focusing on Wellbeing and Health in the Workplace

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

UC Berkeley offers a range of wellness programs that support staff and faculty well-being through nutritional, ergonomic, young mother and other types of programs. That includes healthy catering programs, exercise ...


UC Berkeley Student Engagement and Community

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

A variety of photos showing student life.


University of Queensland Wellbeing at work

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

UQ yoga class on campus


University of Victoria Image considerations for SCI

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The University of Victoria will be recognized as a Top Performer in the 2021 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI). As part of the recognition, we are submitting several images for consideration ...


Principia College students routinely participate in multidisciplinary internships that challenge them to develop solutions to complex problems, such as modern climate change.

  • Principia College (IL)

Abby Holt (in the red shirt), a double major in sustainability and geology at Principia College, has a passion for glaciology and the nexus between historically frozen landscapes and a ...


Principia College students routinely participate in multidisciplinary internships that challenge them to develop solutions to complex problems, such as biodiversity loss.

  • Principia College (IL)

Truett Sparkman, an environmental studies major with a minor in sustainability at Principia College, has a passion for the management and conservation of complex ecosystems threatened by inadequate policy regimes ...


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  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

FGCU photo for 2021 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI)


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  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

FGCU photos for 2021 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI)


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  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

FGCU photos for 2021 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI)


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  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

FGCU photos for 2021 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI)


Pacific food and dining

  • University of the Pacific (CA)

Food and Dining


Bates College students install solar on their coastal research facility.

  • Bates College (ME)

Bates College students install solar on their coastal research facility. This facility is now 100% solar thanks to the work of the students.