Sustainability

Mount Holyoke College has a long standing commitment to environmental education and stewardship.

Guided by the strategic plan, the College is committed to strengthening our environmental stewardship and its linkage to environmental education and work to embed the principles and practices of environmental sustainability in campus operations.

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Living and Working Green

Learn how you can help further the College's commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of campus operations and student life on campus.

Sustainability at a Glance

The College is committed to reducing our environmental footprint in areas such as energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, recycled materials and more.
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Current Projects

Ongoing projects include responsible energy use, recycling, water conservation, land stewardship and more.
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Sustainability Task Force

A group of campus partners developed a plan to address climate change, evaluate current progress on sustainability, and identify future opportunities.
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Sustainability Data Archive

Explore the archive to find data collected through student coursework in sustainability, faculty research and other data related to sustainability.