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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)
  • UConn has been recognized as the first Tree Campus in Connecticut and the third in New England. What is Tree Campus?

    UConn has been recognized as the first Tree Campus in Connecticut and the third in New England. What is Tree Campus?

  • UConn is on the forefront of recycling practices, offering receptacles for electronic waste and mixed recycling.

    UConn is on the forefront of recycling practices, offering receptacles for electronic waste and mixed recycling.

  • UConn Ranks #1 on the Sierra Club's 2013 Cool Schools Survey. UConn Today

    UConn Ranks #1 on the Sierra Club's 2013 Cool Schools Survey. UConn Today

  • UConn has recently installed 10 additional water bottle refilling machines, almost doubling the previous number of stations around campus.

    UConn has recently installed 10 additional water bottle refilling machines, almost doubling the previous number of stations around campus.

  • Food waste from the university dining halls gets repurposed as compost to be used around the UConn campus.

    Food waste from the university dining halls gets repurposed as compost to be used around the UConn campus.

  • Thousands of shoes are collected and recycled at UConn. Shoes were previously donated to the Kicks for Africa sneaker recycling program.

    Thousands of shoes are collected and recycled at UConn. Shoes were previously donated to the Kicks for Africa sneaker recycling program.

  • Students pose before collecting recyclables at a UConn Football Green Game Day.

    Students pose before collecting recyclables at a UConn Football Green Game Day.

  • UConn's "Sustainability Exchange" in Freiburg, Germany: Public Transportation, Bicycle Transportation, Renewable Energy, and Sustainibility at Freiburg University.

    UConn's "Sustainability Exchange" in Freiburg, Germany: Public Transportation, Bicycle Transportation, Renewable Energy, and Sustainibility at Freiburg University.

  • 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.

  • UConn has many low impact development (LID) technologies around campus.

    UConn has many low impact development (LID) technologies around campus.

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


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