Campus Sustainability News
News on campus sustainability initiatives, emerging programs, rankings, awards, student initiatives, green teams, and more from across the Cornell University campus.
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.
Become a peer-to-peer educator and create a culture of sustainability.
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.
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.
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.
Visit the borehole site on Tuesdays, from noon to 1pm, when staff and faculty will be available to learn more about Earth Source Heat.
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.
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.
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.