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Stanford's solar generating plant, marking the university's transition to 100% renewables in 2022

Welcome to Sustainable Stanford!

This is the main hub for sustainability information at Stanford, as well as resources to be involved with sustainability efforts on campus.

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Our Mission

Stanford aims to model sustainability across all aspects of campus life, and has worked to transform its campus into a living laboratory for scaling sustainable solutions. Together, collective efforts across academia, operations, and individuals accelerate university goals and a better future for all. 

Featuring Our Community

Submit Sustainability Stories

Does your group, department, organization or dorm have a sustainability story you'd like to share? Submit your story here to be highlighted on the Sustainable Stanford newsletter, the 2022-2023 Sustainability Year in Review, or Sustainable Stanford social media!

Sustainability Around Campus

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Stay updated on upcoming sustainability events, staff and student involvement, and opportunities to get involved by signing up for the e-newsletter.

New Award

Outstanding Waste Prevention

Stanford has won an award for Outstanding Waste Prevention from the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) for the innovative Cardinal Clean Program. Learn more about Cardinal Clean, and how you can use it, at the link below!  


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