Sustainability at theUniversity of Delaware
How Do I _______?
Discover the ins and outs of Sustainability at UD.
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.
UD has Single Stream Recycling.Want to dispose of bottles, batteries, even ink cartridges? Look no further!
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