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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 >

  • 2015 student Sustainability Ambassadors participate in Sustainability Jeopardy to test their sustainability knowledge.

    CWRU's Office for Sustainability has hired 12 Sustainability Ambassadors this year to help us educate the community on our Climate Action Plan. Ask an Ambassador to present at your next department meeting or class! 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 student ambassadors, 5 green lab auditors and one graduate student fellow position which serves as the right hand of our office's work. We'll be interviewing applicants in late April.
Apply Now >

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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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