Celebrating Sustainability - Earth Week 2023
April 22nd marks the national celebration of Earth Day, and represents a remarkable legacy for the university. The inaugural event was organized across the nation by Stanford alum Denis Hayes. Decades later, we continue to honor this legacy and use the opportunity to reflect on sustainability as a core value at Stanford, as well as the integral role we each play in making that vision a reality.
Earth Day, Everyday
The Office of Sustainability carefully studied and identified key individual actions that are easy to adopt, yet make a big difference by conserving resources, reducing costs, and engaging our campus community. Faculty, staff, and students can participate year-round by joining the My Cardinal Green program, where you can receive personalized recommendations of actions to reduce your environmental footprint.
Earth Week 2023
This year, Sustainable Stanford hosted various events to celebrate Earth Day and raise awareness individual sustainability commitments, zero waste, well-being, and more! Event highlights include Sustainabili-tea at Meyer Green and Redwood City, Sustainability Through Art at the Anderson Collection, a Water Conservation webinar, and a Conservation Day at the Cactus Garden. Campus partners also hosted a climate-smart dining webinar (R&DE) and a Stanford Healthcare Earth Day Fair. Check out the photos from this year's Earth Week below!