Welcome

The Office of Sustainability provides support for initiatives within the UNL campuses and community to create a culture of faculty, staff and students who are socially, economically and environmentally responsible. Contact Us sustainability@unl.edu, 402-472-1126

Make the SMART CHOICE

The choices we make as individuals affect our campus and community. When we decide to use resources more efficiently and sustainably, that's a smart choice. And, we want everyone to know it.

Our Vision and Mission

Resources are Limited

We believe in doing all we can with what we have.

New Problems will Arise

We believe in the power of human innovation to solve problems.

Neither Nebraska nor the World will Wait

We believe that we must lead first and foremost by example but also through advocacy.

Mission

The Office of Sustainability develops strategies and action plans, and provides support for sustainability initiatives within the UNL campuses and community. These initiatives are developed in order to create a culture of faculty, staff and students who are socially, economically and environmentally responsible.

Vision

We strive to integrate sustainability into the core mission of the university through teaching, research, service and extension. We are committed to projects that make efficient use of our resources in order to create a more sustainable campus and community.

Sustainability Achievements

UNL has earned recognition for its comprehensive sustainability efforts, its commitment to constructing and renovating existing buildings sustainably and its efforts to establish and sustain healthy community forests.