Sustainability

Cornell supports research, scholarship, and the practical application of knowledge that address one of humankind's greatest challenges: achieving a sustainable world for all.

Ideas in Sustainability

Students recycle and compost during Spring Fest

Cornell Sustainability Applauded Again

For the second year in a row Cornell earned a seat in the 2015 Green Honor Roll, scoring 99 — the highest possible score — in Princeton Review's annual environmental ratings. Out of 861 colleges, only 24 colleges obtained the 99 point score. Sierra Club also recently ranked Cornell 16th out of 173 school in Sierra Club's Cool Schools 2014 eighth annual ranking.

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