Transportation Survey Launches!

Received an email from “UD Parking & Transportation | UD Sustainability, Energy & Engineering”? That’s us! We teamed up to improve transportation on campus. Please take our 5 minute survey and you can register for fabulous prizes!

Sustainability Internships for Winter & Spring 2017

Search “Sustainability” on Handshake today for (un)paid opportunities – many qualify for “experiential learning” or “field work” credit!

Sustainability at the

University of Delaware

Request a recycling primer from the Waste & Recycling Interns!

We have all the games, presentations, and resources you need. We will come to you and answer all the questions: Does UD Recycle? What to do with pizza boxes? Where do our recyclables go?

Sustainability Internships!

Every semester. Every break. Get course credit, or maybe even the $$. Search for “sustainability” on Handshake.

Explore Our Climate Action Plan

Steps towards a carbon neutral future.

Sustainability Tip: Eat Green

Eat mostly plants 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, challenge yourself. Your comfort zone is a horizon that never expands.

How Do I _______?

Ask the questions, get the answers. Here we capture the most common questions students ask the Sustainability Manager.

Twitter Feed

“Sustainable development is a process which enables all people to realize their potential and to improve their quality of life in ways which protect and enhance the Earth’s life support systems.” Sara Parkin

Forum for the Future

We commit to reduce carbon emissions by 20% by 2020

UD has signed Second Nature's Carbon Commitment

In 2008, the University of Delaware set a goal to
reduce our green house gas emissions by 20% by 2020.

2020 Deadline

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What will your impact be?

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