Campus Sustainability News

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

Displaying 1 - 10 of 90
""

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.

Two event names for sustainability networking at Cornell described in detail in this article

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.

Orientation leader helping student.

Become a peer-to-peer educator and create a culture of sustainability.

compost bucket

Help reduce food waste by managing composting now available in residential communities. Sign-up by Sept 2nd.

""

Compete in Cornell’s Sustainability ‘Goosechase’ Scavenger Hunt! Competition Runs September 1st - September 15th. Open to all Cornell students and employees.

""

The student sustainability umbrella organization - Cornell Environmental Collaborative - presents Sustainability Field Day on Saturday, May 7th from 10am-2pm on the arts quad for games and activities related to this year's theme : waste reduction.

Student reading beneath Cornell archway

Cornell undergraduate Alexandra Gray `22 created a piece for Medium.com on how Cornell students can take small actions, with big impact, to celebrate Earth Day in 2022. 

Student sitting on truck holding a compost bucket

Looking to make your event more sustainable?  Hire a "compost crew" of student volunteers for your next campus event to help attendees dispose of organic food waste properly. 

""

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.

""

Join us for the annual Student Sustainability Awards at Cornell University to recognize the outstanding sustainability organizations and students making change happen here on campus and beyond. Formerly known as the Golden Gorge Awards