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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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…
Sustainability Workshop Sparks Discussions, New Ideas

Sustainability Workshop Sparks Discussions, New Ideas

Sustainability Across the Curriculum, a Jan. 23 workshop organized by Wesleyan’s Sustainability Office and the Center for Pedagogical Innovation, provided faculty and instructors with the opportunity to discover ways to integrate sustainability into a variety of courses across academic disciplines. The workshop featured a panel highlighting work by faculty who participated in the first year of…
Carpooling Matching Event Feb. 20

Carpooling Matching Event Feb. 20

Whether you live in Middletown or elsewhere in the region, commuting to work is often time-consuming, stressful and costly. Setting up a carpool—an arrangement between people to travel together in a single vehicle—is a great way to save money, connect with coworkers and cut your carbon footprint, explains Sustainability Director Jennifer Kleindienst. The Wesleyan Sustainability…
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