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Get Involved

There are plenty of ways to make a dent in your ecological footprint without completely changing your life, so sustainability can be a way of life for everyone. But, it does require a conscious effort to take the small steps necessary to make a difference.

Sharing your passion

Student and grassroots groups are a fun and easy way to meet others with a similar passion for the environment. Student groups include:

Grassroots groups pair campus members with the greater community to broaden their sustainability efforts.

Active efforts include:

Community outreach

Earth Day is the only event celebrated simultaneously around the globe by more than 1 billion people. Each April, it’s commemorated by an outdoor event hosted by the Office of Recycling and Resource Management, offering displays and educational activities for the campus and community. Learn more about this national event at


Here are a few easy tips to help you lower your ecological footprint:

Doing our part

Sodexo Campus Services, the University’s food-service provider, uses seasonal organic produce and dairy products from local farmers. Additionally, on average they compost approximately 180 tons of food waste each semester.

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Last Updated: 7/14/14