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  • West Commons Village outdoor area.
  • LED lights in College of Liberal Arts Building.
  • Rooftop of College of Liberal Arts.
  • Electronic recycling drop off day.
  • Students recycling thier electronics.
  • Football players and cheerleaders support recycling.
  • Students work in urban  garden outside of the Administration building.
  • Students work in urban garden.

The health of the environment is inseparably linked to human health, equity, and wellbeing. Towson University is dedicated to building sustainability through energy conservation, waste reduction, education, research, and civic engagement. Towson is a signatory of the President’s Climate Commitment. Since 2007, we have implemented a variety of initiatives to improve sustainability including a green building policy, an $8 million lighting retrofit, single-stream recycling, composting and a robust alternative transportation program. We invite you to learn more and get involved!


news and events

TU Freshman honored with Chesapeake Bay Trust scholarship

Towson joins EPA in food donation and waste diversion efforts

The Office of Sustainability invites applications for Eco- Reps

The Office of Sustainability presents Sustainability Film Series (PDF)

STARS Report rates TU's sustainability performance (PDF)

Waste Diversion Inventory tracks TU's waste generation and recycling (PDF)

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Office of Sustainability
General Services Building, Room 132A (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2034
Fax: 410-704-3455
Email: gogreen@towson.edu


Towson’s STARS Report measures TU's sustainability performance in education, operations, & administration. Towson’s data is public and available from AASHE.


Support campus sustainability with a gift to the Sustainability Fund. Donations support energy conservation, waste reduction, carbon offsets, and education and outreach programs.

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