OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY

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We work with students, faculty and staff to make Ursinus a greener place to study, work, and live.  We are everywhere on campus!  If you have any questions about sustainability or how we can help you get your green on, please come visit us, email or call.  We are here to help you have a more sustainable experience on campus.

UC Green News
New Waste Partnership Enhances Sustainability Efforts
New Waste Partnership Enhances Sustainability EffortsUrsinus has contracted with a new waste hauler to enhance sustainability efforts on campus, making it a Landfill-free campus.The new partnership is a step forward that will help the College more effectively manage its waste and reduce its environmental impact. Through … Continue reading


ZipCar Rides onto Campus for Car Sharing
ZipCar Rides onto Campus for Car SharingUrsinus has become more sustainable by offering a Zipcar car sharing program on campus and to the surrounding community.  A partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the leading car sharing network, was to launch Aug. 21, to offer a convenient transportation option … Continue reading


Studying Alternative Methods to Pesticides
Studying Alternative Methods to PesticidesWhen Cory Straub, Associate Professor of Biology, walks out into the fields of rolling alfalfa he notices the smallest things. Footsteps cause certain insects to scatter, among them, the tiny and very destructive Potato Leafhopper. This movement is significant because … Continue reading


Sustainability Office Issues Tips for Summer
The end of the academic year is here and many students will be leaving campus for other locations. The Office of Sustainability has this message: “Even though you’re off campus, you can take sustainability with you!” The Office issues six … Continue reading


May 16 UC Commencement Is More ‘Sustainable’
May 16 UC Commencement Is More ‘Sustainable’Ursinus College’s 141st Commencement Ceremony on May 16 will introduce some new sustainability initiatives such as rented gowns, compostable utensils and plates, and reusable flowers.   The ceremony has been moved indoors to the Floy Lewis Bakes Center field house … Continue reading


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Sustainability Program Coordinator
Brandon Hoover
Pfahler 112G
610.409.3161
bhoover@ursinus.edu

Campus Sustainability Planner
Shannon Spencer
Pfahler 112G
610.409.3159
sspencer@ursinus.edu


     

 

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