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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)
  • Check out our 2014 Sustainability Progress Report to see how we are committed to campus sustainability.

    Check out our 2014 Sustainability Progress Report to see how we are committed to campus sustainability.

  • UConn is now a Tree Campus USA by The Arbor Day Foundation. We are the 1st Tree Campus in CT and the 3rd in New England.

    UConn is now a Tree Campus USA by The Arbor Day Foundation. We are the 1st Tree Campus in CT and the 3rd in New England.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Students from Spring Valley Farm grow fresh organic produce and host a farmers market every Friday on Fairfield Way.

    Students from Spring Valley Farm grow fresh organic produce and host a farmers market every Friday on Fairfield Way.

  • 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.

  • 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.

ELA Nominations

Climate March

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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