Sustainability at the University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati recognizes its role as a leader in sustainable practice, research, and education. UC seeks to consider the environmental, social, and economic impacts of its decisions and commits to incorporating the concept of sustainability into its academic and research programs; the design, operation, and maintenance of its buildings and landscapes; and its organizational structure and management.
UC has officially achieved a rating of Silver in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's (AASHE) Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS)! Read the whole report at the link and see how we compare to other schools.
Food waste generated at the Marketpointe@Siddall dining center will now be collected and sent to a commercial composting facility! This pilot project will collect both pre- and post-consumer food waste thanks to a special grant from the Ohio EPA.