Sustainability News

News on campus sustainability initiatives, emerging programs, rankings, awards, student initiatives, green teams, and more from across the Cornell University campus.

Find your nearest EV charging station.

  • Building & Energy
  • Staff & Faculty
  • Transportation

Cornell’s Grounds Department recently introduced an electric push mower in order to reduce our carbon footprint every time landscape work needs to be done.

  • Land & Water

Make your home more energy efficient at little or no cost to you.

  • Building & Energy
  • Human Wellbeing
  • Staff & Faculty
  • Students

Learn what to buy, when to buy it, and where.

  • Food & Living
  • Materials Management
  • Staff & Faculty
  • Students

Several long-term strategies can mitigate growers’ financial risks, from crop insurance to weather insurance to high tunnels – tall temporary greenhouses that extend up and over the cherry trees and protect them with plastic sheeting or netting.

  • Food & Living
  • Living Laboratory

Cornell Chronicle | Blaine Friedlander, July 16, 2018

Cornell University professors helped lead the National Offshore Wind Research & Development Consortium to enhance US' wind-energy economy and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Building & Energy
  • Staff & Faculty

Sustainability Life Recipe Series

  • Building & Energy
  • Human Wellbeing
  • Staff & Faculty
  • Students

The 20th annual Staff Development Day will be held July 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Clark Atrium, Physical Sciences Building.

  • Staff & Faculty

To help with these types of challenging situations, Cornell has added Care.com’s platform Care@Work to the benefits program for faculty, staff, retirees and graduate and professional students.

  • Human Wellbeing

Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Dairy Barn – home to 200 cows – has installed a state-of-the-art system that separates manure from sand bedding material, providing clean bedding for the cows and creating muck perfect for making electricity and heat.

  • Living Laboratory