SUNY Adirondack is committed to developing a sustainable campus and works to educate the community on ways to reduce its footprint.

Among SUNY Adirondack's central values is a belief that we are successful when we partner as a community, for the community. Through its curriculum, programs and day-to-day actions, the college is working to help build a better future.

SUNY Adirondack's Sustainability Committee helps lead the way with programming that includes:

  • Earth Day events
  • Professional and curriculum development
  • Seminars on composting, waste reduction, climate action and more
  • Guest speakers, including Sandra Steingrabber, Bill McKibben and Katharine Hayhoe, among others
  • Outdoor Education continuing environmental efforts
  • College Farm
  • Movies series
  • Eco-challenge

Future plans include:

  • Residence Hall waste audit
  • AASHE STARS submission
  • NYSERDA Roadmaps Grant
  • Eco-rep program
  • Annual eco-challenge

Partner organizations:

Sustainability in action