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Sustainability at UW-Green Bay

It's in Our DNA

Embracing intersectional environmentalism.

Eco U® is not just our history—it's our present and future. UW-Green Bay advocates for the protection of people and the planet. You can make a difference here. Join us to encourage and expand sustainability in our region.

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Welcome to Our World

Sustainability is at our core.

Second only to education, the UW-Green Bay community recognizes its core commitment to sustainable practices. That means educationally, recreationally, even nutritionally. We aim to add a little green to everything we do.

Explore our Initiatives


With sustainability, you can get involved at any level and make an impact. Our eco-friendly events and activities help you grow and bloom.

What's Happening?

Zero Waste

There's a lot more to sustainability than just throwing a plastic bottle in a blue bin. (But that's always a great thing to do!)

Rethink Recycling


Did you know we have an institute that promotes sustainability and eco-leadership with regional public- and private-sector partners?

What's EMBI?

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We need You

Create an immediate impact.

We need students, faculty, staff and community members with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds to help make an eco-friendly tomorrow!

Get Involved

Change-maker Resources

We live our values in our actions. We have opportunities to get involved. Let's be change-makers in the world.


From a single dorm room to an entire campus, here are ways we use energy wisely.

Use Energy Wisely


Commuting is one of the largest contributors to a university's carbon footprint.

Take a Sustainable Path

Seek Justice

Sustainability is about meeting everyone's needs. Let's explore our economic, social and ecological relationships to address inequities.

Seek Wellbeing for All

it's our goal to do more.

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