The Washington University School of Medicine is dedicated to incorporating sustainability as part of the community culture through our daily activities, programming, employee empowerment, and community outreach.


Sustainability at WUSM

View the 2018-2025 Sustainable Operations Strategic Plan for full details on sustainability initiatives at the School of Medicine.

Green Labs Program

Reduce the negative environmental impacts of your research by implementing changes throughout the lab.

Green Building at WUSM

Learn about sustainable building projects and landscape features on the Washington University School of Medicine campus, including a virtual tour.

Sustainability Action Team

The SAT is a group of staff, faculty, and students dedicated to taking sustainable actions to better the campus and community.


WUSM hosts a weekly farmer’s market every Thursday from 10am – 2pm. The farmer’s market also serves as the WUSM weekly CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) crop box pick up location.

Become a Green Office!
Become a Green Office!

Getting involved with sustainability on the medical school campus can begin immediately by registering your office space as a Green Office.


Community Engagement
Community Engagement

The Operations and Facilities Management Department is dedicated to empowering and educating their employees and helping them lead their best lives both on and off campus. OFMD organizes a variety of programs and community outreach events to achieve this.

The WUSM Earth Day Festival, typically held in mid-April, has been canceled.

The ShoeCrew Water Projects Shoe Donation Drive has been postponed. New dates will be announced as soon as possible.

All Sustainability Action Team Meetings are also tentatively on hold.