AASHE STARS Reports are heading your way!

We’re collecting data from FY17-18 for our latest report. Faculty and staff, brace yourselves! Your input is critical to help UD get the best possible score in the most important Higher Education Sustainability Ranking in the world.

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?

Intern with UD Sustainability

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: 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.

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

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

2020 Deadline









GHG Reductions since 2008


Increase in Student Body since 2008


Increase in Buildings Square Feet since 2008

What will your impact be?

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