Sustainable Stanford's Cardinal Green conservation campaigns provide a campus-wide opportunity for individuals to be a part of sustainable Stanford throughout the year. Students, staff and faculty can directly contribute to sustainability efforts by participating in Cardinal Green campaigns - and earn prizes and recognition in the process! Learn more about how you can be Cardinal Green below:
Cardinal Green Buildings
Each fall-winter, the Cardinal Green Buildings campaign empowers faculty, staff and students to directly contribute to energy conservation efforts within campus buildings. Through simple energy-saving changes and the 2-week energy curtailment during winter break, the campus community helps save thousands of dollars in energy costs and avoids nearly 1,000 metric tons of CO2.
Recyclemania – We Recycle. Stanford Wins.
Recyclemania is an annual 8-week competition between colleges and universities that promotes recycling and waste minimization.
Make Every Day Earth Day at Stanford.
Earth Day presents an opportunity to reflect on sustainability as a core value, as well as the integral role we each play in making that vision a reality.
Water Wise – Tell Your Water Tale
The Water Wise campaign encourages the Stanford community to reduce water usage through a series of behavioral shifts.
Smart Buys – One Less, Save More
One Less, Save More challenges faculty and staff to practice sustainable purchasing habits that minimize negative impacts on the environment.
Give & Go- Save Time, Help Our Community, Reduce Waste
Give & Go helps residential students support their local community and environment by donating gently used items during move out.