Sustainability

Sustainability

Ohio State’s sustainability efforts are expansive and diverse. Sustainability means creating a campus that is timeless, maintainable and flexible; incorporating responsible use of fiscal, environmental and human resources; and having minimal environmental impact.

University Sustainability Efforts   |   University Sustainability Goals



RESOURCE STEWARDSHIP SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

 

Ohio State is a recognized leader in development durable solutions to the pressing challenges of sustainability and in evolving a culture of sustainability through collaborative teaching, pioneering research, comprehensive outreach, and innovative practices and policies. 

 

FOD’s Energy Service and Sustainability is committed to supporting and implementing the multiple resources stewardship goals below.

More Sustainability Goals

 

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ACHIEVE CARBON
NEUTRALITY

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REDUCE FLEET CARBON FOOTPRINT

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INCREASE BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY 

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INCREASE ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

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REDUCE POTABLE WATER CONSUMPTION

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ACHIEVE ZERO WASTE

 



RESOURCES 

Below are additional resources to learn more about sustainability programs and initiatives at Ohio State.

 Green Buckeye Certification OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE Sustainability InstituteWEXNER MEDICAL CENTER


 


 

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Sustainability News and Updates

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September 20, 2021

"On the mission of achieving sustainability, hospitals have their sights set on one mammoth target: becoming carbon neutral — achieving net-zero carbon dioxide emissions.

And while the mission is long, challenging and often fraught with obstacles, hospitals have an obligation to embrace sustainability due to the enormity of their...

September 8, 2021

Help reduce waste and recycle right! We need all Buckeyes to do their part. New items are now being accepted as recyclable on Ohio State’s campus, including plastic tubs and jugs, like yogurt and pudding containers as well as fruit cups. Recyclables should be empty and clean.

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September 3, 2021

Interested in sustainability? Earn up to $10/hr. as a Zero Waste student intern, providing education about Zero Waste during Ohio Stadium events. Develop your leadership skills while training and leading other students working in the Zero Waste program.

Options also are available beyond the 2021 football season. Group participation...