Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability develops, coordinates and supports the aggressive sustainability initiatives at Princeton University. We work collaboratively with our students, faculty, staff, regional and national affairs offices, as well as with our local Princeton community to promote sustainability efforts and practices. With our networking and collaborative efforts, we are also part of a larger professional community promoting sustainability initiatives at other colleges and universities.

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In The News

Greening Move Out Diverts Nearly 43,000 Pounds from Landfill
June 25, 2024

This year, Greening Move Out saw a 7% increase in donations from 2023.

Geo-Expo at Stadium Drive Garage
June 3, 2024

The Transit Center at Stadium Garage has been transformed into an exhibition showcasing the geo-exchange system. 

Princeton’s Sustainability Strategy Explained at EHS Event
May 23, 2024

Representatives from Facilities presented aspects of our efforts to reach net-zero by 2046.

Boll Named Princeton’s Executive Director of Sustainability
April 9, 2024

Sarah Boll became Princeton’s Executive Director of Sustainability on April 8, 2024.

Princeton’s S.C.R.A.P. Lab Turns Food Waste into Compost
March 11, 2024

The S.C.R.A.P. Lab was featured in the March issue of PAW. The lab processed 43 tons of food waste in 2023, providing compost for campus grounds.

Did You Know

Princeton is one of only a few non-agricultural Universities to have their own greenhouse and nursery thanks to Landscape Architect Beatrix Jones Farrand, arguing successfully in 1912 we would save money, gain new plant varieties and acclimate plants to our own environments.