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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.

Faculty Development

Group of faculty in a classroom

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

Plastic Film Recycling

Student drops a plastic bag into a recycling box

Give new life to old bags! Bring your grocery bags (and more!) to one of our recycling bins! Find locations and more

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

Eco U Snapshot

Benches and red leaves in Lenfesty Courtyard in fall

Lenfesty Courtyard in fall, as seen by Patti Cole. 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 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges

Green Honors for 'Eco U'

UW-Green Bay is proud to be included for the fourth time in  The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition. Download the full report

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 2015: UW Green Bay #74

UW-Green Bay is cool

It's official: UW-Green Bay climbed from #106 to #74 in the 2015 edition of the Sierra Club's Cool Schools ranking .
See the full ranking