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Sustainability

Welcome, Learn, and Do!

Welcome to the Office of Sustainability at UW-Green Bay, where "green" is more than a part of our name. Whether you look at the vast natural areas on campus, our educational philosophy, or our history – dedicating ourselves to a sustainable future has been important here ever since our founding.

New Events in the Fall

Fall scene in the Quad with students walking

Welcome back to Green Bay! Exciting things are about to happen on Campus and beyond! Check the Event Schedule


Can I recycle this?

Recycling bin in the Union

What to do with your old batteries, light bulbs, and toner cartridges? Save them from the landfill! Learn how and where


The real Eco U

Vegetables from the campus garden

Founded in 1965, UW-Green Bay soon became known as "Eco U", in honor of its new approach to campus culture.


Eco U Snapshot

Lookout onto the bay of Green Bay in evening light

Fall at Eco U, as seen by Corrina Delongchamp. See more

Message from the Chancellor

Chancellor Gary L. Miller "As chancellor, I am proud of our em-
phasis on sustainability, and proud of our students, alumni and their difference-making work in green careers locally and around the world." Read the full message

Sustainability for...

Sustainability for Current Students Sustainability for Future Students Sustainability for Faculty and Staff

Make your degree greener

EMBI Certificate logo

The EMBI-Certificate is open to students in all academic programs, and will not delay your graduation. Read more

Working toward Zero

Graphic: ACUPCC Logo

As a member of ACUPCC™, UW-Green Bay’s Climate Action Plan describes our ongoing efforts to become carbon neutral. Read more


Graphic: Princeton Review's 2013 Guide to 332 Green Colleges

Green Honors for 'Eco U'

UW-Green Bay is proud to be included for the third time in  The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition. Read more

Graphic: STARS Seal

Silver STARS™

We achieved silver status in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) two times in a row! Read more

Sierra Club Cool Schools 2014: UW Green Bay

UW-Green Bay is cool

It's official: The Sierra Club ranked UW-Green Bay #106 in this years' edition of America's Greenest Schools.
See the full ranking