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Three Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22 with AASHE in three ways – join the March for Science, watch a documentary and host a waste-free dinner party.

Top Clicked Bulletin Stories of 2016

Below are the top 10 most clicked Bulletin stories of 2016: Princeton Review Announces ‘Green College Honor Roll’ Sierra Magazine Releases 2016 Cool Schools List AASHE Announces Top Performers in 2016 Sustainable Campus Index HEIs Pen Letter to President-Elect Regarding Climate Action St. Olaf College Soon to be Carbon Neutral AASHE Inaugurates 13 ‘Centers for […]

Campus Recycling: Six Lessons from a Gas Station

Many times, students push corporate professionals to do more and think outside the box, as they did in my last guest post Students Help Local Utility Embrace Electric Vehicles. Sometimes, campuses can benefit from the time and money that for-profit companies have invested in testing sustainability solutions in the marketplace. In coaching campus sustainability clubs, […]

Campus Gardens: A Growing Trend in Campus Sustainability

Food is a basic necessity of life and so it should come as no surprise that a large number of colleges and universities across North America have begun to recognize food as an important component in campus sustainability as well. More than 100 higher education institutions have established community campus gardens. With names ranging from […]

Congress Passes Higher Education Sustainability Act (HESA)

For those who have been following the Higher Education Sustainability Act (HESA), I’m thrilled to report that today Congress overwhelmingly passed all HESA provisions as part of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HR 4137). The Act should be signed into law very soon by the President. The terrific support for HESA by the campus sustainability […]