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Sustainability News

University Commitment

“…we're proud as an institution to join in a shared commitment to a more sustainable environment in our local community and across the globe."  Columbia University is taking action to reduce our carbon footprint.  If we lead by example, we will improve the sense of responsibility felt by our community for their actions through both education and demonstration.  Ranging from energy conservation efforts, to award-winning reuse programs and recycling efforts, Columbia is fully dedicated toward... More

Paper Reduction Program

One year ago, The Mailman School of Public Health began a pilot project to reduce the amount of print paper used on campus. After a successful year, the school will now advance the pilot into a certification program. Read more...

The Green Fund is a newly created $25,000 grant by Columbia Dining, Housing and University Event Management that provides support for student-led projects. More...