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

Active Transportation Month

In April join us for a month of fun and educational events including free bike tune-ups and an Active Transportation Challenge!

Participate in ATM

LEED Platinum Award

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

About Building Projects

Earth Week

A week of lectures, fairs, documentary screenings, panels (and so much more!) celebrating our planet and exploring issues and solutions.

Calendar of Events

Green Monday Every Monday

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

Take the Pledge

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

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


  • April 21, 2018 • 11 AM – 2 PM
  • meet at 11 am at Hillman Hall on Forsyth
  • April 22 – 24, 2018
  • Nine Network of Public Media 3655 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108