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Initiatives

 

Campus Farm

What happens when you put dedicated students, generous alumni and innovative staff together? Welcome to the Campus Farm. 

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Campus Sustainability Committee

 
   

   Climate

We want to be carbon neutral by 2040. Neutral, as in zero carbon pollution. Ambitious? Absolutely. 

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Community Bikes

 

 

Since their 2012 release, Community Bikes are available to DePauw students and Greencastle community members to rent. The Inn at DePauw is the place to rent these handy bicycles.

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DePauw Environmental Club

 

DePauw Environmental Club strives to improve our community’s treatment of the earth. We seek to educate and mobilize the populace in order to promote reform.

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Eco-Reps

 

Eco-Reps gives students the tools to be sustainability leaders on campus and in society. It's fun too. Learn more about Eco-Reps like Kojo Addaquay ’16. 

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Environmental Fellows

Take sustainability into the classroom! The Environmental Fellows Program is an interdisciplinary opportunity for students to focus on the environment. 

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Green Greeks

 
 

Green Greeks is a program that seeks to instill a mentality change in Greek organizations resulting in a greener, more environmentally friendly living environment.

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Operations

 

Each year DePauw participates in Campus Conservation Nationals, a nationwide effort to reduce energy usage. Competition gets pretty spirited at DePauw. Here, we simply call it Energy Wars. 

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Recycling

DePauw University prides itself on its recycling program. From plastics #1-7 to batteries and old light bulbs, DePauw recycles it. Last year alone, we recycled 23,452 pounds of shredded paper.

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Tree Campus USA

 

Tree Campus USA is a nationwide certification program for colleges and universities who "strive to engage their student body as well as their broader community to establish and sustain healthy community forests for the benefit of current and future residents."

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