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