We support the transformation of Boston University’s planning, operations, and culture toward a sustainable and equitable future. We are guided by the University’s mission, Strategic Plan, and Climate Action Plan.

Featured Projects

From sustainable renovations of existing buildings to construction of cutting-edge, fossil fuel–free facilities, BU works with partners to lead groundbreaking projects.

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Doing Their Part

Meet the members of the BU community who are leading by example in their daily actions and vocations.

Reimagining Waste as a Resource

How will you help BU achieve its Zero Waste goal? Read the Zero Waste Plan and contact sustainability@bu.edu to let us know how you'll be part of the solution.

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The Center for Computing & Data Sciences

The largest fossil fuel–free building in Boston showcases the future of sustainable design.

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Bringing Together Our Community: Earth Day Festival 2022

The Sustainability Festival is back! Join us April 20-21 on the Medical Campus and Charles River Campus to learn, play, and connect.

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Our Goal Is on the Horizon

What kind of progress has BU been making toward the goals in its Climate Action Plan?

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Latest News

Resident Sustainability Leaders present at Northeast Sustainability Student Leaders Symposium

On March 27, 2022 Resident Sustainability Leaders - Annette Valdouin, Monica Courtney, and Nikhita Santebennur presented at the Northeast Sustainability Student Leaders Symposium at UMass Lowell. What are RSLs or Resident Sustainability Leaders? The Resident Sustainability Leaders are an integral part of our team and assist with getting the word out about university-wide sustainability initiatives. […]

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