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"Green" is more than a part of our name

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.

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Faculty Development

Our faculty development program brings fresh ideas into the classrooms at UW-Green Bay.
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Plastic Film Recycling

Give new life to old bags! Bring your grocery bags (and more!) to one of our recycling bins! 
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Can I recycle this?

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

"Sustainability and responsibility for our environment will be one of the defining issues of this century.  In the last century, UW-Green Bay began its journey as a university with the nickname of “Eco U” at our founding. "
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Eco U Snapshot

Lenfesty Courtyard in fall, as seen by Patti Cole. 
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Make your degree greener

The EMBI-Certificate is open to students in all academic programs, and will not delay your graduation.
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The Princeton Review's Guide to 353 Green Colleges

Green Honors for 'Eco U'

UW-Green Bay is proud to be included in  The Princeton Review’s Guide to 375 Green Colleges: 2017 EditionDownload the full report

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UW-Green Bay is cool

It's official: UW-Green Bay is 277th on the 2020 Sierra Club' Cool Schools ranking.
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Silver STARS™

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