Southwestern University

Sustainability

Proud to be one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, Southwestern shows its commitment to sustainable practices throughout campus with student-led initiatives, grant-funded projects, and the participation of the entire SU community.

Contact

Veronica Johnson

Veronica Johnson

Sustainability Coordinator

Phone

512.863.1660
Veronica Johnson

Veronica Johnson

Sustainability Coordinator

Stay up-to-date with all the sustainability initiatives on campus by following Southwestern Sustainability on social media:

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Sustainability News

Sustainable menstrual products

Southwestern University Partners with OrganiCup to Provide Free Sustainable Period Products to Students

A student-led campaign aims to raise awareness about the social and environmental impacts of single-use menstrual products.

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The Story of Plastic

Southwestern University Receives Arts & Culture Grant from the City of Georgetown

The funding will enable SU to continue its Georgetown Green Film Series.

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Southwestern also partnered with Lippert Components to equip the rooms in Brown and Moody–Shearn with EnviroSpring Mattresses, which are made from 100% recyclable materials and are also manufactured using zero-waste practices.

Sustainable Furniture Comes to Southwestern

Rooms in two residence halls will be furnished with environmentally friendly bed frames, dressers, desks, and mattresses.

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