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

Scott McLean

Chair of the Sustainability Committee & Professor of Kinesiology

Phone

512.863.1195

Location

CJR 224

Scott McLean

Chair of the Sustainability Committee & Professor of Kinesiology

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Sustainability News

Applications Open for Green/SAFE Fund Grants

Guidelines and proposal process for Green Sustainable Advancement Funding Endeavor (SAFE) grants. Full proposals due Nov. 25.

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Sustainability begins with "SU"

Sustainability Begins with “SU”

Evidence of the school’s eco-minded efforts are visible in every corner of campus, from the solar panels on Heather Hall to the water bottle refill stations, rainwater collection barrels, single stream recycling, and much more.

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Students in the Environmental Studies capstone class taught by Josh Long (right) developed a comprehensive sustainability strategic plan for Southwestern.

Promoting Sustainability at Southwestern

Environmental Studies capstone class is calculating  Southwestern’s ecological footprint

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