Sustainability

At UW-Stout, we're working to reduce our environmental impact every day.
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UW-Stout is committed to sustainability. By reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and incorporating sustainability into the curriculum, we're constantly working to be more sustainable as a campus.

ACUPCC LogoUW-Stout is a Charter Signatory of the American College and Universities President’s Climate Commitment, an effort to address climate change by committing our campus to neutralizing greenhouse gas emissions. In signing the ACUPCC, we're also committed to accelerating sustainability research and education. Chancellor Emeritus Charles Sorensen signed our climate commitment on September 12, 2007.

University again named Green College by Princeton Review

With its commitment to sustainability and the environment, UW-Stout again has been named of the top “green” colleges in the U.S. in 2018.
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Buildings & Energy

Making our buildings more sustainable and reducing our energy use.
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Food & Campus Garden

Buying local and sustainable, growing food, and cultivating community.
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Sustainability in the Curriculum

Incorporating sustainability into curriculum and research projects.
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Transportation

Offering sustainable options to get your where you need to go.
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Waste Reduction

Reducing, reusing, recycling, and composting to decrease landfilled waste.
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Get Involved

Find ways to get involved in sustainability efforts on campus.
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Sustainability Office

Our staff works across campus to help manage and coordinate sustainability projects.
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STARS Silver Rating

STARS Silver Rating

We assessed our campus using a number of sustainability indicators for universities.
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Suggest a Sustainability Project

We want to hear from you! Tell us how you think our campus could be more sustainable.
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