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Sustainability

Climate Neutrality
We're committed to being carbon neutral as a campus by 2019. READ MORE
Willow Biomass
Our innovative willow biomass project provides renewable fuel for heating the campus. READ MORE
Community Garden
Our community garden provides local, sustainable supplements for campus dining. READ MORE
Carbon Offsets
We partner with Patagonia Sur to purchase carbon offsets. READ MORE
Sustainability is woven into the fabric of our community, informing how we teach, learn, and operate. Students, faculty, and staff embrace our environmental initiatives, all of which are moving us toward our goal of carbon neutrality by 2019.

Participate

Through broad support and collaboration, our community works together in striving towards a sustainable future. Click the appropriate link below to learn more about what you can do.

Upcoming Events

We sponsor a number of green events each semester. Check back soon for upcoming events if none happen to be listed here. Also check out the full campus calendar.

Sustainability Updates

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Informational Videos

Student walking across the quad, rolling a large globe nearly as tall as he is.
The Sustainable Colgate video series highlights the most important environmental initiatives at Colgate University and in our region.

Through engaging and insightful interviews with students, faculty, Central New York residents, alumni, and environmental leaders, we hope to raise awareness of sustainability and share our story with the Colgate community and beyond.

Contact Us

For general inquiries please e-mail:
sustainability@colgate.edu

For more specific information please contact our staff.