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Join the Green Schools listserv by visiting This listserv provides a wealth of information regarding all areas of campus greening.

Join the Green Schools listserv by visiting This listserv focuses specifically on campus recycling issues.  

National Organizations

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education  AASHE promotes sustainability within institutions of higher education. The mission of AASHE is to “mission is to promote sustainability in all sectors of higher education - from governance and operations to curriculum and outreach - through education, communication, research and professional development.” Sign up for the free weekly bulletin. AASHE is a membership organization open to colleges and universities. Membership includes access to the most up-to-date resources regarding campus greening on the national level for all members of the university community.

The National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Program
University Leaders for a Sustainable Future
Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities
Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS)

Resources of Interests

Resource Recycling article regarding centralized collection (potential cost savings)

Energy Conservation
Governor’s Energy Policy Taskforce
Labs 21 Program 

Higher Education and Sustainability
David Selby's “The Need for Climate Change in Education"