The green landscape of Hillman Hall with the icons for the strategic planStudents pose with their Green Monday pledges.The loop lofts in the Delmar Loop.

Green Cup

Join us in the eighth annual WashU Green Cup competition, reduce your residential energy use and participate in education programs and events!

About Green Cup

Strategic Plan

The new plan defines Washington University’s institutional commitment to sustainability for the next five years.

View the Plan

Green Monday Every Monday

Pledge to reduce the university's foodprint by eating vegetarian once a week.

Take the Pledge

LEED Platinum Award

The Lofts of Washington University, a major residential and retail project, was awarded LEED Platinum certification in 2014.

About Building Projects

Hope Plaza

The School of Medicine’s Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza re-creates the wild, self-sustaining habitat of a native Missouri woodland.

View Landscape Projects

Washington University in St. Louis is fully committed to being a national leader in sustainability, a core priority that runs through all aspects of our community, our operations, and our work as a leading teaching and research institution. Explore how we are addressing climate change and environmental degradation.

We've invested heavily in cutting down our carbon footprint and promoting sustainable practices on campus.

From joining an organization to changing everyday behaviors, you can join WashU in protecting environmental and public health.


Since 1990, energy use on the Danforth and Medical campuses has remained flat despite the square footage nearly doubling.

Learn How

Cut down on campus emissions by biking, riding the metrolink or carpooling.

Find Out How

The Sustainable Land Lab generates and tests ideas that reframe vacant land as an opportunity.

Learn About This Project


  • February 9 – 26, 2018
  • Ann W. Olin Women's Building Formal Lounge
  • March 8, 2018 • 6:30 PM
  • 8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, 63117