Environmental health and well-being is a top priority at Towson University. We are dedicated to building sustainability through energy conservation, waste reduction, education, research and civic engagement.
As a signatory of the President’s Climate Commitment, the university has implemented a variety of initiatives to improve sustainability, including a green building policy, campus metering, single-stream recycling, composting and a robust alternative transportation program. We invite you to learn more and get involved.
You can support campus sustainability with a gift to the Sustainability Fund. Donations support energy conservation, waste reduction, carbon offsets, and education and outreach programs.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold Certification recognizes TU's green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized TU with a 2019 Food Recovery Challenge Regional Award.
TU is recognized by the Arbor Foundation for its conservation and outreach efforts on tree health. This is the second consecutive year that TU has been recognized with a Tree Campus USA designation.