15 ways to explore sustainability on campus.
At Worcester State University, we care about making our campus–and world–as sustainable as possible. Find out what you can do to get involved.
26 Hydration Stations on Campus
Our hydration stations have refilled over 1 million water bottles at the rate of 90,000 refills per semester, helping the environment and saving our students money at the same time.
Environmental & Social Justice
Conferences, lectures, movies, speakers like Dr. Robert Bullard and our 2019 Sustainability/Food Day Fair themed Climate Emergency: Learn and Act.
19% of residence hall waste collected at the end of each semester is diverted from landfills by our move out donation drive called “Ditch the Dumpster”.
Worcester State is helping to support two solar fields totaling 6.5 megawatts—the equivalent of taking 566 vehicles off Massachusetts roads—by purchasing net metering credits.
Our Wellness Center roof collects rainwater and stores it in a 20,000 gallon tank for campus landscaping needs.
Worcester State has its own Stormwater Management Program run in accordance with Federal and State regulations.
Green Transportation Options
Bike share – Bikes available for the campus community to borrow at no charge.