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Universities have an obligation to operate in a manner that is ecologically and socially sound, as well as economically viable. To do this they need to act in a sustainable manner considering all three when planning and making operational decisions. The twelve steps to sustainability listed here act as a guideline toward sustainability, each with links to universities currently practicing the best methods in their category.  There are also helpful links to organizations for colleges and universities who want help becoming more sustainable. 

It's not easy being green! - Keermit T. Frog
"It's not easy being green!"
- Kermit T. Frog
  1. Teaching and Research
  2. Administrative Purchasing
  3. Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling
  4. Energy Conservation
  5. Energy Purchasing
  6. Water and Wastewater
  7. Hazardous Materials
  8. Transportation
  9. Food and Food Services
  10. Campus Grounds and Land Use
  11. New Construction
  12. Campus Planning and Design
Click here to download "12 Steps toward Colleges & Universities Sustainability" Presentation.
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