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Green universities

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Why Green Universities?[edit]

As institutions with significant access to the latest knowledge of both ecological problems and socio-techo solutions, universities have the responsibility to lead society towards sustainable policies.[1]

Resources to Green your University[edit]

There are several programs to help green campuses.The dominant organization is AASHE, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. It is a member organization of colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada working to create a sustainable future. AASHE has a very comprehensiveresource center.

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  1. Uhl, C., and Anderson, A. 2001. Green Destiny: Universities Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future. BioScience, 51: 36-42.