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    The CWRU Green Lab Certification program, conducted by students, provides achievable steps that your lab can take to create a greener workplace. Find out more >

  • Solar-powered waste receptacle on campus

    At CWRU we are dedicated to reducing our consumption, reusing anything we can repurpose, and recycling anything we can’t. Here's how >

  • Student Sustainability Ambassadors help campus community members make smoothies using some local food and only people pedal power on a smoothie bike.

    Sustainability Ambassadors act as the Office for Sustainability's hands and feet to conduct outreach events on campus and in the community. Learn more about how they can help your group, give a presentation or how you can apply for the job Learn more>

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Now Hiring

Interested in working with the Office for Sustainability? We have 16 students positions available for Fall 2016: 10 sustainability ambassadors, 5 green lab auditors and a graduate student fellow position which serves as the right hand of our office's work. We'll be be hiring through the summer and interviewing on a rolling basis.
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CWRU Recycles

Reducing waste is a big deal at CWRU. We're up to a 22% diversion rate, but we can do better! Learn the ins and outs of how to recycle on campus.
Recycle Right >

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