Current Projects Water Conservation, Quality and Assessment Learn about programs in water conservation, read water assessment and quality reports. Energy & Climate Action Mount Holyoke has undertaken many projects and programs to reduce the carbon footprint of campus operations. Waste Reduction & Recycling Learn the what, why and how of the Mount Holyoke recycling program. Land Stewardship Mount Holyoke is committed to protecting the environment through sustainable grounds practices. Responsible Building A commitment to maximize energy efficiency and minimize other environmental impacts of the construction, renovation and ongoing use of campus buildings.