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.
What we’re doing
We’ve invested heavily in cutting down our carbon footprint and promoting sustainable practices on campus.
What you can do
From joining an organization to changing everyday behaviors, you can join WashU in protecting environmental and public health.
Green Cup 2021
This year’s Green Cup is fully virtual, and not exclusively based on the South40. Anyone can create their own team, and everyone should join a team!
A compilation of programs that enable low impact dining, including reusable to-go containers “eco2go”, the distribution of free utensil sets, and more.
Tour campus virtually
Discover dozens of locations showcasing WashU’s efforts to more its historic campuses truly sustainable through these interactive Sustainability Tours.