Campus Ecology www.nwf.org/campusecology/
Learn how the National Wildlife Federation promotes conservation projects on campuses that promote modeling ecologically sustainable societies. You may become a member, receive monthly e-news, check out conservation projects, visit the research station, or search for resources!
Ball State University (BSU) Council on the Environment
Check out the long list of Green Tips for on and off-campus students. They also have a university Sustainability Statement.
Tufts has a long history of involving students in reducing energy use. Look for their EcoReps project and also the “Do it in the dark” competition
Tufts Climate Initiative and Climate Hero! (www.tufts.edu/tci ) includes an interesting idea on the Educate Yourself section of web site
This site has a student manual for energy use and a list of other websites to check out.
Alliance to Save Energy www.ase.org/section/program/greencampus/
The Alliance to Save Energy’s Green Campus Pilot Program supports nine campuses in their efforts to reduce energy consumption. Learn how students work to save energy by building awareness and incorporating energy conservation and efficiency into course curricula! Also find access to Green Campus newsletters and resources!
University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh Student Environment Action Committee
This site takes you to student actions on climate change and other initiatives. The campus hosts the world’s largest Earth Charter Community Summit through the United Nations.
UW Oshkosh is the largest purchaser of “Green Power” in Wisconsin – purchasing 11% through a renewable energy program. Their new Student Recreation and Wellness Center is designed to EPA LEED (Leadership in Engineering and Environmental Design) criteria. Press release at www.uwosh.edu/new_bureau/releases/march-06/naturewise.htm
UW Oshkosh also won an EPA Energy Star Award for energy savings by putting computer monitors into the sleep mode when not in use saving $9,000 a year using a creative approach. Press release at www.uwosh.edu/new_bureau/releases/feb06/computers.htm
California State University Chico
A student group AS Recycling (www.aschico.com/?Page=28 and www.aschico.com/?Page=373)
Campuswide sustainability assessment report at:
Campus Sustainability Conference: http://rec.csuchico.edu/sustainability/
“Creating Common Ground” – Provost’s speech on a sustainable campus at: http://www.csuchico.edu/vpaa/Creating_Common_Ground_3-7-06.pdf
University of Minnesota – Sustainability and U program
Look at the programs in dining services and residence halls. Good list of Additional Resources.
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Promotes full integration of sustainability in all they do and advocate
Building mission statement that include sustainability
Campus Climate Challenge
Union of Concerned Scientists
Click on Iowa and look at UNI’s listing in the Campus Climate Challenge.
Check out the Fossil Fool’s Day idea.
Global Action Plan – UK
“Environment Champions” program
FYI - click on Energy Bike to see how it powers appliances
Provides list of things all of us can do today and everyday to reduce our energy use and our carbon footprint. Check out the “Green Cup” award given on this campus http://www.greencampus.harvard.edu/greencup/index.php
along with more energy saving tips for students at
This link will take you to other campuses working on sustainability energy saving efforts.
students have produced energy audits for the campus in numerous areas.