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

Summer Commuter Fair Series

On June 26, July 12, August 1 and August 9, join us for free bike tune-ups, pedal-powered smoothies, and meet with community and campus organizations.


Recruiting WUGAs

The WashU Green Ambassador (WUGA) Program is a student-managed, peer-education program that orients new students to the sustainability initiatives on WashU’s campus.


Zero Waste Commencement

With 100% of recyclable or compostable serviceware and multiple waste stations, everything is in place for WashU to achieve the highest diversion rate for 2018 Commencement!

Zero Waste efforts

Move Out Donation Drive

Share Our Stuff, WashU's annual move-out donation drive, is a university-wide effort designed to make it easy for all students to donate their unwanted items at move out in a manner that benefits our community and keeps usable goods out of the landfill.

How to Donate

Strategic Plan

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

View the Plan

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

LEED Platinum Award

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

About Building Projects

Green Monday Every Monday

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

Take the Pledge

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

WashU Green Ambassadors (WUGAs) engage in peer-to-peer education, helping first-year students understand campus sustainable-living practices.

Become a WUGA


  • July 26, 2018 • 11:45 AM – 1 PM
  • College Hall, S40 Campus
  • July 30, 2018 • 12 PM – 12:45 PM
  • MCC Room 2057