Drexel Green

A Commitment Towards a More Sustainable Community

Moss Dragon Earth Day Block Party Farmer's Market Spring Blossoms on Korman Center Walk Tulips outside of the Law Building Students in front of Handschumacher Dining Center The Biowall in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Drexel Park Flowers at Drexel Earth Day Celebrations Fitness Quad at the Drexel Recreation Center, Recycling Rainwater Race Street Walkway and Northside Dining Terrace Green Roof at the Millennium Residence Hall Rush Building Alumni Garden Autumn Leaves on Arch Street

About Drexel Green

THE DREXEL GREEN INITIATIVE at Drexel University was created in 2008 by students, faculty, and staff dedicated to transforming Drexel's campus into a sustainability leader. The initiative covers all aspects of operations, buildings, academic initiatives, and student life and is responsible for the strategic plan to further sustainable practices and policies.

Drexel University’s Sustainability Commitment Statement

Drexel University is committed to protecting the needs of future generations, promoting excellence in environmental stewardship and sustainability, and encouraging individual members of the University community to develop approaches to their work and lifestyles that improve the Earth’s health. Therefore, Drexel University’s policies, practices, and curricula whenever possible will reflect approaches that encourage reductions in life cycle costs, safeguard or restore functioning natural systems, and enhance human well-being.

Drexel Green’s Organizational Structure

Board of Trustees
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Board Subcommittees: Academic, Building & Properties, Student Life
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Drexel Green Steering Committee
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Academic Sustainability Committee   /   University Life Sustainability Committee   /   Sustainability Council

Drexel Green’s Areas of Concentration

Efficiency: Electricity, Water, Transportation
Recycle: Cans & Bottles, Paper, Printer Cartridges, and more
Reduction: Energy, Pollution, Waste
Re-Use: Bags & Mugs, Re-Purpose, Buy Recycled
Education: Learn & Apply, Investigate Solutions, Teach Others