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.
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.
The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the USGBC, has released the fourth annual edition of its free Guide to Green Colleges. The guide recognizes the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges, but does not provide rankings. UC has been included in the guide each year it has been published. UC received an overall green score of 95.