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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October 28, 2021

The Pac12TeamGreen , which is focused on integrating sustainability into college athletics, will host a new, free virtual event on November 1, 3 and 4, 2021 in their Amplifying Voices for Change series. On Thursday (Nov. 4), Facilities Operations and Development Zero Waste Manager Mary Leciejewski will talk...

October 28, 2021

Ohio Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in the country to continuously achieve zero waste status by diverting 90% or more of materials from the landfill.

With thousands of fans filling the stands to cheer on the Buckeyes every home football Saturday, opportunities for waste diversion are everywhere....

October 13, 2021

Video of FOD Waste Characterization Study Facilities Operations and Development (FOD) wants to learn more about the waste being produced on Ohio State’s campus. Sustainability leaders are in the process of completing a Waste Characterization Study, in an effort to determine new strategies to reduce the amount of waste...