Campus Sustainability News

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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2023 President's Awards for Employee Excellence

The President's "Culture of Sustainability"  Award honors the importance of sustainability stewardship, culture, and contributions by employees. 

Students carrying canoe

Cornell University celebrates  Annual Sustainability Month.


Are you ready for Sustainability Month? Have your event featured in Cornell’s annual month-long sustainability celebration. 


Join the Sustainable Cornell Council, Campus Sustainability Office, and Cornell Botanic Gardens for a networking event to discuss campus sustainability. All Cornell community members welcome!. 


Ensure the sustainability of your celebrations by making simple, cost-saving decisions that are environmentally friendly.


Join Cornell's annual sustainability scavenger hunt and complete sustainability missions across campus to earn points & win prizes.

Employees laughing together at awards ceremony

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.


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


Cornell Campus Sustainability Office | Updated Summer 2023

Sustainability Life Recipe Series

Slope Day 2023

The effort to make Cornell events more sustainable has been growing over the past two decades