| Life at WSU | Sustainability
The Worcester State University Sustainability Office is committed to making the campus greener. We do that by installing energy- and water-efficient systems, implementing recycling programs, composting organic materials, and educating students and employees about various aspects of sustainability.Our primary focus is to help fulfill WSU’s commitment to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, which states we will work to be near carbon neutral by 2050 and integrate sustainability into our curriculum. We do this by:
Our efforts earned WSU recognition as “A Most Environmentally Responsible College” by The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, and 2010. In addition, our Shaughnessy Administration Building received the 2009 Green Building of America Award from the publication Real Estate and Construction Review.
at hydration stations each semester
900,000+ since stations were introduced
by switching to LED lighting
are from clean energy sources
this year was recycled in Mass. which creates jobs