THE DREXEL GREEN INITIATIVE at Drexel University was created in 2008 by students, faculty and professional staff dedicated to transforming Drexel's campus into a sustainability leader. The initiative covers all aspects of operations, buildings, academic initiatives and student life and is responsible for the strategic plan to further sustainable practices and policies.
Drexel University’s Sustainability Commitment Statement
Drexel University is committed to protecting the needs of future generations, promoting excellence in environmental stewardship and sustainability and encouraging individual members of the University community to develop approaches to their work and lifestyles that improve the Earth’s health. Therefore, Drexel University’s policies, practices and curricula whenever possible will reflect approaches that encourage reductions in life cycle costs, safeguard or restore functioning natural systems and enhance human well-being.
Drexel Green’s Areas of Concentration
Efficiency: Electricity, Water, Transportation
Recycle: Cans & Bottles, Paper, Printer Cartridges, and more
Reduction: Energy, Pollution, Waste
Re-Use: Bags & Mugs, Re-Purpose, Buy Recycled
Education: Learn & Apply, Investigate Solutions, Teach Others
Sustainability: Ensure Systems Remain Diverse and Productive