Campus Sustainability News
News on campus sustainability initiatives, emerging programs, rankings, awards, student initiatives, green teams, and more from across the Cornell University campus.
Calling all sustainability community members! The Sustainable Cornell Council and Campus Sustainability Office cordially invites all members of the Cornell community - including students, faculty, staff, spouses, and alumni - to a fun mix and mingle event to network and celebrate our common goals and work towards campus sustainability.
Departments and teams can join a pilot program to reduce the carbon footprint of air travel.
Apply for $1000 to implement an energy-saving project in a Cornell dorm, office, lab, shop, or other campus space. Applications will open on November 15th, 2022.
A new mini-grants program funded by the Campus Sustainability Office and Energy & Sustainability Department provided $1,000-$2,000 funds for three campus teams to implement energy-saving measures in lighting, lab equipment, and more.
Renovations to Statler Hall as part of the Energy Conservation Initiative have yielded energy and carbon savings on campus.
Cornell laboratories reduced energy use by targeting freezers in the international Freezer Challenge, which encourages friendly competition between research-intensive laboratories that rely on cold storage.
The Sustainable Cornell Council will provide an update on Cornell's sustainability progress and opportunities for networking and connection during the Fall “State of Cornell Sustainability'' Address and Mix & Mingle networking night.
Become a peer-to-peer educator and create a culture of sustainability.
Help reduce food waste by managing composting now available in residential communities. Sign-up by Sept 2nd.