Sustainability

Emory integrates environmental awareness into everyday life on campus.

The university protects more than half the campus as green space, promotes alternative transportation options and employs LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards for construction. By 2015, Emory intends to get three-quarters of the food served on campus from sustainable and local sources, and to recycle 65 percent of campus waste.

Blue and Gold make Green!

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New Emory policy seeks zero landfill waste

Nov. 14, 2017

Panel to help Emory students, community meet U.N's sustainability goals

Nov. 6, 2017

November: 10 things to do for under $10

Nov. 1, 2017

Emory Sustainable Food Fair returns Friday

Sep. 27, 2017

Emory Farmers Market reduces waste, increases options

Sep. 17, 2017

Planned trail to offer new options for cyclists, pedestrians

Aug. 28, 2017

Green roofs take root at Emory

Aug. 4, 2017

Emory honored in Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge

July 27, 2017

July: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 26, 2017

Donated student goods support charitable non-profit

June 12, 2017

Georgia Climate Project creates state 'climate research roadmap'

May 30, 2017

Emory's energy scorecard marks gains in savings, sustainability

May 15, 2017

Donate unwanted household items, supplies when moving out of residence halls

April 26, 2017

Photos: Earth Month Festival

March 29, 2017

In fiscal year 2016, Emory diverted 55 percent of waste materials from landfill

March 22, 2017

Climate Week explores policy, myths, environmental justice

March 8, 2017

Tree-planting honors Emory's new president

Feb. 9, 2017

Surplus sale offers Valentine's deals all month

Feb. 7, 2017

New series spotlights water issues with films, discussions

Jan. 30, 2017

Experts warn of impending extinction of world's primates

Jan. 18, 2017

Emory's month-long energy competition encourages engagement

Dec. 14, 2016

Campus sustainability projects get boost from Incentives Fund grants

Dec. 7, 2016

How will the shifting political winds affect U.S. climate policy?

Dec. 7, 2016