Campus Sustainability News
News on campus sustainability initiatives, emerging programs, rankings, awards, student initiatives, green teams, and more from across the Cornell University campus.
Get inspired by the depth and breadth of projects advancing sustainability!
Ithaca's newest bike share features pedal-assist electric bikes. BYO helmet!
Departments and teams can join a pilot program to reduce the carbon footprint of air travel.
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.
Biking is a great way to experience Ithaca’s beauty, get some exercise, and help reduce congestion, and cyclists should be aware of the rules and etiquette for riding on campus.
Cornell has adopted an official travel policy that prioritizes employee use of low-carbon event attendance (remote & virtual) and low-carbon transportation (reducing air travel).
During the month of April and beyond, choose actions that you can take in your daily life that help contribute to global sustainability and a more peaceful, just, and thriving planet. Cornell will compete as a team against other Universities in New York - it's easy to get started!
Finger Lakes Rideshare - formerly Zimride - provides carpooling and rideshare connection for those working in the Finger Lakes region, including special connection services for individuals who work at Cornell and other local campuses.
The summer renovation project on East Avenue officially opened on August 25, 2018.