Sustainability News

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

Cornell Chronicle | Nancy Doolittle, May 21, 2018

The Facilities and Campus Services (FCS) 10th Annual Employee Celebration was a huge success on June 12, 2018.

  • Human Wellbeing
  • Staff & Faculty

Cornell Chronicle | Blaine Friedlander, May 17, 2018

Cornell scientists will explore turning trash into treasure as Cornell’s new pyrolysis kiln – the largest research kiln of its kind at a U.S. university – will help scientists explore the potential for carbon-negative energy production, producing new biomaterials and creating Earth-friendly biochar.

  • Materials Management

Cornell Campus Sustainability Office | Spring 2018

For the seventh consecutive year, Cornell University has received a Gold Rating from AASHE STARS. Cornell is one of just over 100 campuses to achieve a Gold ranking this year, and did so using the most stringent measurement methodology available.

  • Sustainability Leadership

Cornell Campus Sustainability Office | Spring 2018

Congratulations to the Bursar Account Services Office in Day Hall for their dedication to continue earning their Green Office designation.

  • Staff & Faculty

Cornell Campus Sustainability Office | Spring 2018

Power your home with the sun!

  • Building & Energy

Cornell Campus Sustainability Office | Spring 2018

New event recognized failures, achievements, and new green honor tassels for graduating seniors.

  • Students

Cornell Campus Sustainability Office | Spring 2018

Enjoy fresh farm food while helping out your local farmers!

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

Cornell Chronicle | Danica Fisher, May 3,  2018

Siteimprove is a simple yet powerful tool available to all Cornell faculty and staff in Ithaca, and at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Tech in New York city. 

  • Human Wellbeing

Cornell Daily Sun | Katherine Heaney, May 1, 2018

Trying to figure out how to use the TCAT bus system is a struggle for many members of the Cornell and Ithaca community. Now, students and locals alike can turn to Ithaca Transit, an app designed by Cornell students, to help them navigate Ithaca by bus more easily.

  • Students
  • Sustainability Leadership
  • Transportation

Cornell Daily Sun | Blaine Friedlander, May 1, 2018
Cornellians on campus strive for a green groove, and the President’s Sustainable Campus Committee awarded individuals and groups 2018 Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Awards April 20.

  • Staff & Faculty
  • Students
  • Sustainability Leadership