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

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Sustainability Life Recipe Series

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Cornell's first-ever Climate Action Week on November 14-18th brought together the Cornell community with conversations, workshops, and rallies on climate change and carbon neutrality.

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Before leaving campus for winter break, spring break, and other holidays throughout the year, follow these simple tips to save energy in your office, common areas, labs, residential rooms and spaces.

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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.

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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.

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

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Honoring the importance of sustainability stewardship, culture, and contributions by employees, the "Culture of Sustainability Award" was added in 2022 to the nominations for President's Awards for Employee Excellence.  The President's Awards recognize employees who have made an outstanding contribution to Cornell University.  

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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. 

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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.