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