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

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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

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

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

  • École de Technologie Supérieure (QC)

Details of the PlanetairÉTS product

Three bike share stations on campus and others nearby;

  • École de Technologie Supérieure (QC)

Students promoting the ÉTS discount with a bike share provider

More than 150 outdoor bike parking spaces available on our campus

  • École de Technologie Supérieure (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 ...

UMN Morris student explaining the electric bike program to community members

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

UMN Morris student, August Bushy, is explaining more about the UMN Morris and Regional Fitness Center electric bike program collaboration.

UMN Morris community members celebrate the two new electric school buses at Morris Area School District

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

A UMN Morris student worked with the Morris Area School District to write a grant to get two fully-electric schoolbuses. These community members (in the air) are from the Muenster ...

The 51 Percent Project

  • Boston University (MA)

The 51 Percent Project at Boston University is a data-driven communications initiative that identifies established peer-reviewed principles of climate change communication and makes them accessible to the general public. The ...

Miami University SCI 2022 - Research

  • Miami University (OH)

Miami University SCI 2022 - Research

Agnes Scott College - Retention Pond / 'Lake Agnes'

  • Agnes Scott College (GA)

Agnes Scott is committed to using no potable water for campus landscaping, capturing stormwater from the entire campus in a retention pond ('Lake Agnes') that is used for landscape watering ...

Agnes Scott College - Rebekah Scott Hall LEED Platinum Renovation / Restoration

  • Agnes Scott College (GA)

Rebekah Scott Hall is the third LEED-certified building on Agnes Scott’s 100 acre campus. The 1905 new Italian Renaissance Revival structure underwent renovation between May 2017 to August 2018 ...

University of New Hampshire: B Impact Clinic

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

B Impact Clinic - Launched in 2019 by the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute, the B Impact Clinic gathers teams of undergraduate students from different areas of study to serve ...

University of Sydney Sustainability Team

  • University of Sydney (NSW)

SCI 2022

University of Sydney technology spin-off Gelion delivers smart solar benches on campus

  • University of Sydney (NSW)

SCI 2022

El Solar

  • Universidad de Monterrey

El Solar, Parking Lots Turned to Green Areas - Previously a parking lot, El Solar at Universidad de Monterrey was recently transformed into a green space. For the design, the pedestrian ...

Transportation at Boston University

  • Boston University (MA)

Boston University is well situated within an urban center and is well integrated with a robust transportation network connecting the University with twelve neighboring communities.

New Student Orientation, 2021

  • Stanford University (CA)

New Student Orientation, 2021

131st Opening Convocation Ceremony at Frost Amphitheater

  • Stanford University (CA)

Stanford broadened its stormwater management in 2018-19 with the addition of two pumping stations that will send runoff into the University’s non-potable irrigation water system, used for watering lawns ...

Stanford Arizona Garden

  • Stanford University (CA)

The garden, also known as the Cactus Garden, was designed for Jane and Leland Stanford by landscape architect Rudolf Ulrich between 1881 and 1883. The garden, also known as the ...

Teaching Kitchen Photo

  • Stanford University (CA)

Stanford students learn how to create delicious, nutritious, and environmentally conscious dishes in the R&DE Teaching Kitchen at Stanford. The teaching kitchen provides cooking classes to students, staff, and faculty ...

NSO Stanford Dining Students

  • Stanford University (CA)

Students enjoy fresh fruit and fresh air at New Student Orientation

Malaysian Tofu Laksa

  • Stanford University (CA)

Malaysian Tofu Laksa is one of R&DE Stanford Dining’s student favorites

Jeong Kwan and her assistant Yoon Hee Kim at the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm

  • Stanford University (CA)

Jeong Kwan–a world-renowned chef and Buddhist nun–teaches students, faculty, and staff about plant-forward Korean Buddhist temple cuisine at the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm, at an event ...

Stanford students at R&DE Stanford Dining’s Neighborhood BBQ

  • Stanford University (CA)

Students enjoy their meals outside Crothers Hall on Stanford’s campus during one of Stanford Dining’s Neighborhood BBQs, fostering community and belonging as part of the campuswide ResX initiative.

Stanford Solar Generating Station #2 (SSGS2)

  • Stanford University (CA)

Stanford Solar Generating Station #2 (SSGS2), Stanford’s portion of a larger solar and energy storage project called Slate, began commercial operation in mid-March 2022.

Luke Terra Jorge Ramos talks about Jasper Ridge

  • Stanford University (CA)

Luke Terra and Jorge Ramos talk about Jasper Ridge at the O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm

Studying while Social Distancing

  • Stanford University (CA)

Stanford students study outside at the Stanford campus

Stanford commencement 2021

  • Stanford University (CA)

Students at graduation ceremony

Class at the O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm

  • Stanford University (CA)

Class at the O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm

Mohawk College Native Seed Orchard

  • Mohawk College (ON)

This summer WWF-Canada, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, provided grant funding for Mohawk College to implement a Seed Orchard project to increase biodiversity on campus! By sharing the seeds ...

Mohawk College Birch Bark Canoe

  • Mohawk College (ON)

Master canoe-maker Chuck Commanda from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, a First Nations community in Quebec, has been teaching a group of Indigenous students at Mohawk College how to build a birch ...

Sustainable Food & Dining at Bennington College

  • Bennington College (VT)

Interior and exterior views of Bennington College's Commons Dining Hall, which serves locally sourced and sustainably produced food. Also featured is the on-campus Purple Carrot Farm, which is student-led ...

Cascadia Cornucopia Food Forest

  • Cascadia College (WA)

The main sign and welcome space for the campus food forest. The Cascadia Cornucopia Food Forest is an open foraging and growing spot for the campus community to learn about ...

View of Cascadia/UW Bothell Campus Farm

  • Cascadia College (WA)
  • University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

A few of our small campus farm. The farm is open to foraging for the campus community, and features growing beds for students, classes, or staff/faculty to check out ...

Notre Dame, Indiana Michigan Power 'flip the switch' on new solar facility

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

Notre Dame Solar investment - In 2021, University of Notre Dame and Indiana Michigan Power held a ribbon cutting for St. Joseph Solar Farm, a 210-acre solar facility located about seven ...

Cascadia Student Foraging in Cornucopia Food Forest

  • Cascadia College (WA)

Cascadia student foraging in the campus Cornucopia Food Forest. The Food forest is open to the public for foraging and is used by classes and offices for education and engagement!

Cascadia College stormwater berm work

  • Cascadia College (WA)

Students working on a stormwater berm to catch and slow water entering our campus 58-acre restored wetland! The project is funded by King County Water Treatment Division. Students learn about ...

Solar tracker at Furman Farm

  • Furman University (SC)

A solar panel on a tall pole is the centerpiece of the Furman Farm. It automatically adjusts to follow the most efficient angle of the sun's rays.

Grow with Eco Reps

  • Furman University (SC)

Eco Reps are student volunteers who engage in peer-to-peer sustainability education through monthly programming around campus and in residence halls. In February, Eco Reps hosted “Grow With Eco Reps” – a ...

Sustainable Catering@Penn

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Sustainable Catering@Penn - A newly designed webpage at University of Pennsylvania provides search functionality for information about Penn’s Preferred Contract Caterers. Through Catering@Penn, users can now search for ...

Arbor Day and Tree Campus USA Tree Planting at Furman

  • Furman University (SC)

Arbor Day / Tree Campus USA Tree Planting at Furman

Furman Bee Club

  • Furman University (SC)

Bee club hive inspections

OSU's Master Melittologists Program

  • Oregon State University (OR)

First Master Melittologist Program in the US - Oregon State University is the first institution in the United States to form a Master Melittologist program of trained community scientists dedicated to ...