Annual Sustainability Events
Join the Cornell community in celebrating sustainability at these annual events. Gain professional knowledge, win prizes, and help co-create an enduring culture of sustainability on campus by participating.
Competitions & Campaigns
Sustainability GooseChase: Cornell Scavenger Hunt | September
Explore your campus and complete small sustainability challenges to take action at home and around campus.
Climate Action Week (formerly known as Energy Smackdown)
Join us in a call to action as November 14-18 becomes Cornell’s first Climate Action Week, featuring speakers, actions, tours, and community-building.
Beyond Waste | February - March
Help Cornell win against other Universities in an annual competition to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Our goal? Waste minimization and waste diversion, while enjoying a fun and friendly competition.
Winter & Spring Energy Setback | Winter & Spring Break
Reduce energy waste by shutting down your residential community, lab, or office space before you leave for break. These initiative save $100,000s each year!
Sustainability Month | April
The month of April marks Cornell's annual celebration of all things campus, community, and global sustainability. The campus will bloom with exhibits, lectures, bike to work events, a fun run, environmental fashion and other learning opportunities for sustainability.
Sustainability Mix and Mingle
Fall and Spring networking events with students, faculty, staff, clubs & teams working to create a more just, sustainable, carbon-neutral campus.
The Sustainable Cornell Council provides an update on campus sustainability progress and priorities annually.