Wesleyan Sustainability Office

The Wesleyan Sustainability Office strives to promote inclusive and equitable environmental sustainability.  In practical terms, this includes everything from reducing Wesleyan's carbon footprint to integrating sustainability into more courses to student internships to fostering spaces on campus for education, discussion, and action on sustainability issues.  Please explore, whether you're looking to attend an event, learn more, or get involved!

 

 

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Walking Paths Help Employees Avoid Sedentary Lifestyles at Work

Walking Paths Help Employees Avoid Sedentary Lifestyles at Work

(By Alessio Gallarotti ’15) This summer, the Sustainability Office, in conjunction with Human Resources, is encouraging Wesleyan employees to get out and walk. In 2016, with the approval of President Roth and his cabinet, as well as with strong grassroots support, the Sustainability Office began implementation of a five-year sustainability action plan (SAP), which included…

Administrative Departments Encouraged to Apply for a Green Office Certification

This year Wesleyan will reward administrative offices that go green. The new Green Office Certification Program, overseen by the Sustainability Office, is designed to recognize, support, and promote offices that engage in environmentally sustainable practices. All administrative and academic offices are eligible to become certified. To get started, a department needs to elect an office…
Wesleyan Introduces Spin Bikeshare Program

Wesleyan Introduces Spin Bikeshare Program

On April 12, Wesleyan launched a new bikeshare pilot program for the campus community. Spin, Wesleyan’s partnering company, has placed 100 orange dockless bikes at multiple locations throughout campus. Anyone with a wesleyan.edu email can borrow a bike for 50 cents for 30 minutes or receive unlimited rides for $14 per month. All new users get two…
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