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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Help reduce food waste by managing composting now available in residential communities. Sign-up by Sept 2nd.
Cornell's Dump & Run program collects items from students leaving campus in May, and resells them to students moving in each August. Don't miss over 15,000 clothing items and 100,000s of electronics, dorm goods, and more. This reuse event is open to Cornell and the greater community.
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.
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.
The new certification and consultation program was designed to help campus event organizers, from student teams to large-scale efforts like commencement, plan and execute event sustainability in food, waste, transportation, purchasing, and more. An easy certification checklist allows organizers to receive a badge for use in event advertising to create a culture of campus sustainability awareness and engagement.
The Beyond Waste Campaign in 2022 harnessed campus engagement and national competition to reduce waste and rethink our relationship to disposable goods and products.