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Syracuse University Recognized as the ACC Conference Winner for the EPA Green Power Challenge

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Syracuse University as an Individual Conference Champion of the 2016-17 College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Atlantic Coast Conference. In addition, the EPA recognized Syracuse University in February of this year as the nation’s 21st largest purchaser of green power on the EPA’s latest Top 30 College & University Green Power Partnership list. Read More

Second Round of University Funding Announced for Projects to Reduce Energy Use, Promote Sustainability

The SU Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS) program is offering up to $75,000 for faculty or student projects that advance the University’s goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, directly or indirectly, and raising awareness on campus about climate disruption and environmental sustainability. Funds will become available May 15. Syracuse University faculty and students from any discipline are invited to apply. Read More

Students push to eliminate plastic bags from bookstore

The Syracuse University Bookstore, in conjunction with the Student Association (SA), Students of Sustainability at Syracuse University and the Energy Systems & Sustainability Management Department, will be launching a reusable bag program starting this summer. The goal is to reduce usage of plastic bags, which can be harmful to the environment. Read More