No matter if you’re a student, faculty member, or staff, there are plenty of opportunities on campus to get involved. Don’t see anything you like? E-mail the Office of Sustainability at email@example.com and we can set up a meeting.
For Faculty, Staff & Students:
- Sustainability Awareness Committee
The SAC meets to learn more about university sustainability initiatives and research as well as to share best practices to disseminate throughout the university community.
For all Students:
- Green Givens
A graduate and undergraduate organization focused on architecture with the purpose of promoting sustainable design and an understanding of environmental concerns within the architecture studio.
- Net Impact
Net Impact strives to grow and strengthen a network of leaders who believe in the power of business to create a positive social, environmental and economic impact.
- Student Green Council
A collaborative body of leaders from environmentally related student groups from all campuses who meet to foster a sustainability community.
- Student Sustainability Fund
A fund created by students and supported by Student Union and the Office of Sustainability for all student projects that promote renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability education and increase overall awareness of campus energy consumption and environmental impact.
- The Burning Kumquat
A low-impact, intensive garden where members of the Washington University community can reconnect with and care for the land while promoting sustainable farming practices.
- CS40 Sustainability Committee
The Congress of the South 40’s Sustainability Committee promotes sustainability on the South 40 through events and college council programming.
- Engineers Without Borders – Engineering World Health
Interested students of all schools are encouraged to apply their academic knowledge to assist with projects that improve the standard of living in communities that need it most.
- Green Action
Members participate in regional and national sustainability movements, maintaining relevancy and awareness of current events, politics and issues through events that engage the community and foster a culture of activism.
- Green Events Commission
The Green Events Commission (GEC) conducts research and advises student groups on how to reduce the environmental impact of their events.
- Velo Bear
Velo Bear aims to provide an outlet for students wanting to start biking, explore St. Louis, meet new people, and find purpose in an extracurricular activity. Along with establishing a community of cyclists, they aim to educate students on the new WUSTL Bike Plan and offer lessons on bike maintenance.
- VERDE (Volunteers for Environmental Restoration, Development, and Education)
V.E.R.D.E. fosters greater awareness about environmental issues among school children and participates in environmental restoration events around St. Louis.
- Washington University Co-Op
Off-campus housing for undergraduates with six pillars: community building, environmental sustainability, healthy living, social responsibility, cooperative learning and leadership.
- Washington University Students for International Collaboration on the Environment
A student-run organization that establishes, strengthens and maintains collaboration with international students on environmental issues.
- Environmental & Energy Law Society
Contact: Christine Donahue, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Washington University Environmental & Energy Law Society is open to all university students, faculty and staff who are interested in exploring the intersection of law and the environment.
- Environmental Justice Initiative
Students in the Brown School promote dialogue and action around environmental justice through panel discussions and speakers.
- WUStL Graduate Student Energy Group (WUGrEEN)
WUGrEEN reaches out to graduate students from all schools with interest in energy and the environment to increase participation and collaboration in joint campaigns.