Sustainability at theUniversity of Delaware
Explore Our Climate Action PlanSteps towards a carbon neutral future.
Sustainability Tip: Eat Green
Eat less meat to save the planet and improve your health. It’s the #1 way to reduce your environmental footprint.
Sustainability Tip: Go Go Gadget
Take your chargers with you to save energy and rejuice on the run.
Sustainability Tip: Pass It Forward
Do one kind action today for a stranger.
Sustainability Tip: Save the A/C
Close curtains during summer days and winter nights to save energy.
Sustainability Tip: Bag It To It
BYO shopping bags to reduce one of the most destructive forms of litter and ocean pollution.
Sustainability Tip: Bust The Box
Do something new. Explore a building on campus, hang out with a new group. It could be the best thing you’ve never done.
How Do I _______?
Ask the questions, get the answers. Here we capture the most common questions students ask the Sustainability Manager.
In 2008, the University of Delaware set a goal to
reduce our green house gas emissions by 20% by 2020.
GHG Reductions since 2008
Increase in Student Body since 2008
Increase in Buildings Square Feet since 2008
How will we get there?
Reduce Electricity Consumption
Reduce Natural Gas Consumption