The Sustainability Council

About Us

The Sustainability Council incorporates sustainability principles into academia, campus operations, and community engagement at the University of Delaware. By aligning interconnected social, environmental, and economic opportunities with University priorities, the Sustainability Council will help the University identify and implement programming to pursue excellence in interdisciplinary scholarship, the stewardship of our beautiful campus, and forging a prosperous future for all.

You can find our bylaws here.

Launch Announcement

The Council officially launched in 2020.


Read about our Bronze rating from AASHE STARS.

The Sustainability Plan

Read the Council’s Executive Sustainability Plan (2022) for UD. 

The E.C.O. Wheel

A crucial component of the Executive Sustainability Plan.

Help us Build a More Sustainable UD!

The Sustainability Council is currently looking for undergraduate and graduate interns to help us with collecting and transferring data. 

For more information, please go to our opportunities page. Any questions can be emailed to

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