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Sustainability is nothing new at UW Oshkosh.

Since 2001, or so, the university has been "going green" and has received national recognition from leading organizations. We are dedicated to continually reducing our environmental footprint, partnering with local governments, community groups, non-profit organizations and businesses (e.g., Johnson Controls), being a positive model for other institutions, and providing workshops & training in addition to formal education.

2018: Earned an EPEAT 2-Star Purchaser Award for third consecutive year

The award is given for excellence in sustainable purchasing of electronics. The combined impact of this year’s 38 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Award winners resulted in more than $16.8 million in energy savings, greenhouse gas reductions equivalent to removing 29,786 passenger cars from the road for a year and a reduction of more than 702 metric tons of hazardous waste. Read the UWO Today story.

2017: Earned an AASHE STARS Gold certificate for the fifth consecutive year

Go to the AASHE STARS page for more information

2017: Tree Campus USA for 7th consecutive year

Read the UWO today story...

2016: Became a Certified Wildlife Habitat (#196715)

This important practice is something you can do in your own backyard! Check out the National Wildlife Federation for more information.

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