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Green Game Day

On Friday, September 16th, the Office of Environmental Policy and UConn Athletics co-hosted Green Game Day, an environmental awareness campaign that encourages fans to do their part in reducing the footprint of UConn Athletic events. Thirty volunteers... (Read more)
  • October means EcoMadness! Get ready for the annual energy and water saving competition in dorms across campus!

    October means EcoMadness! Get ready for the annual energy and water saving competition in dorms across campus!

  • UConn ranked #9 in the nation by the Sierra Club's Coolest School annual sustainability ranking. This marks the fifth consecutive year in the top ten for UConn!

    UConn ranked #9 in the nation by the Sierra Club's Coolest School annual sustainability ranking. This marks the fifth consecutive year in the top ten for UConn!

  • Check out our 2016 Sustainability Newsletter to see how we are committed to campus sustainability.

    Check out our 2016 Sustainability Newsletter to see how we are committed to campus sustainability.

  • Earth Day Spring Fling was a big hit with about forty green vendors, a zero-waste BBQ, and EcoHusky's Clothing Swap.

    Earth Day Spring Fling was a big hit with about forty green vendors, a zero-waste BBQ, and EcoHusky's Clothing Swap.

  • Students pose after collecting recyclables at a UConn Men's Basketball Green Game Day.

    Students pose after collecting recyclables at a UConn Men's Basketball Green Game Day.

  • UConn students and faculty ventured to Paris for the COP21 UN Climate Change Conference. Click here for the student supplied information from the conference.

    UConn students and faculty ventured to Paris for the COP21 UN Climate Change Conference. Click here for the student supplied information from the conference.

  • To increase recycling rates, single stream recycling lids for mixed recycling were introduced, complementing UConn's pre-existing receptacles for electronic waste.

    To increase recycling rates, single stream recycling lids for mixed recycling were introduced, complementing UConn's pre-existing receptacles for electronic waste.

  • Students have many more options to refill their water bottle after the installation of several filling stations around campus!.

    Students have many more options to refill their water bottle after the installation of several filling stations around campus!

  • Doosan PureCell system will reduce the University's carbon footprint and supply clean, efficient energy to the Depot Campus.

    Doosan PureCell system will reduce the University's carbon footprint and supply clean, efficient energy to the Depot Campus.

  • President Herbst reaffirms UConn's commitment to the Climate Action Plan, by endorsing the addition of a Climate Change Adaptation Section.

    President Herbst reaffirms UConn's commitment to the Climate Action Plan, by endorsing the addition of a Climate Change Adaptation Section.

  • The green roof on top of academic building, Laurel Hall is one example of the many low impact development (LID) technologies around campus.

    The green roof on top of academic building, Laurel Hall is one example of the many low impact development (LID) technologies around campus.

  • The National Association of College and University Food Services designated UConn #1 in Gluten Free Accomodating Colleges.

    The National Association of College and University Food Services designated UConn #1 in Gluten Free Accomodating Colleges.

Sust. Framework

Sierra Ranking

The Office of Environmental Policy brings faculty, staff, students, and community members together for a more environmentally sustainable campus.


Contact:

31 LeDoyt Road, U-3055
Storrs, CT 06269
EnvPolicy@uconn.edu
Phone: (860) 486-5773
Fax: (860) 486-5477