Campus Sustainability

The Office of Campus Sustainability operates within Campus Operations to fulfill three overarching goals established through BGSU's "Climate Action Plan" to achieve institutional carbon-neutrality by the year 2040:

Waste reduction & resource conservation

Waste reduction & resource conservation

through recycling and re-use initiatives

Education, Awareness, & Outreach

Education, Awareness, & Outreach

through student involvement and programming

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Fund Your Sustainability Idea!

Do you have an idea that can help make BGSU more environmentally-friendly? Learn how you can receive funding to make your green dream come true!

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Get Involved!
The Office of Campus Sustainability hosts a number of recurring service projects that focus on making our university a more sustainable institution. Whether its reducing landfill waste or climate-changing emissions, our office wants to collaborate with you & your student organization!
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BGSU's recycling program

BGSU's recycling program

BGSU offers single-stream recycling throughout all of campus. This means all recyclables go into the recycling bin and non-recyclables go into the landfill bin. Recyclables include paper, plastics #1-7, cardboard, metal, and glass! Follow the guidelines provided on the signage to help ensure items are placed into the correct bin.
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BGSU Climate Action Plan

BGSU Climate Action Plan

BGSU has completed the Climate Action Plan, which drives sustainability at the University. The CAP has outlined the current status of sustainability as well as areas for planned improvement. The University has accepted the goal of being Carbon Neutral by the year 2040!
Read the plan here