Be inspired to live more sustainably. Stay mindful of these questions:

  • Do I really need this?
  • Can I borrow this instead, or find it used?
  • How far away has it come from?
  • Could this be done or created with less waste?
  • Is there a lower energy way of doing this?
  • Could this item and/or its packaging be recycled?

Browse our library of green living tips, explore the university’s sustainability-related policies, and become inspired to plan a green event on campus.

Campus Sustainability Map

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Sustainability Map

Sustainability Timeline

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Sustainability Timeline

Sustainability Policies

St. Edward's University has several sustainability-related policies. Click here to access these and all of the university's policies.

Greener Event Guide

Planning an event on campus? Click here to view our Greener Event Guide so you can make it as environmentally-friendly as possible.

AASHE Membership

St. Edward's University is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), an organization that enables higher education institutions to meet their sustainability goals by providing specialized resources, professional development, and a network of peer support.  Membership covers every individual at an institution, so the entire campus community can take advantage of member benefits.

As a part of this coverage, their Resource Center is a comprehensive source of information on sustainability in higher education. It provides administrators, faculty, operations staff, students, and other campus stakeholders with the tools, information and guidance they need to lead the sustainability transformation. Anyone with an email address can register for an account with AASHE and have unlimited access to the Resource Center. Create your account and start taking advantage of this amazing tool today!