Go Big Green With the environment the hottest thing since coed dorms, Sierra names its top ten colleges By Jennifer Hattam
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor provides recycling facilities at its football stadium, one of the few Big Ten schools to do so.
Some campus police officers at the University of Miami patrol on battery-powered Segways.
Princeton's dining halls serve mainly seafood that meets the Monterey Bay Aquarium's criteria for sustainable fisheries.
A filling station at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, dispenses biodiesel fuel.
Murray State University in Kentucky expects to save at least $20,000 annually by replacing individually packaged condiments, milk, and yogurt with bulk dispensers.
Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, has reduced its annual use of pesticides from 650 to 9 pounds.
Students at St. Mary's College of Maryland can hop on a reconditioned bike and ride around campus for free.
An energy and water upgrade at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver has reduced CO2 emissions by 15,000 tons a year.
All campus cafes at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, serve fair-trade-certified coffee.
Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge has agreed to close the nine major roads into the campus to most automobile traffic.
Recycled wood chips fire a pizza oven at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
Students at the College of New Jersey in Ewing get dinged a nickel a sheet for exceeding their per-semester allocation of 600 pages in the school computer lab, a policy that has decreased paper use by 41 percent.
St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, is pioneering the use of water-based, nontoxic chemicals in lab experiments.