Welcome to information on Brown’s efforts to create a more sustainable environment. This site charts the University's progress toward greenhouse gas reduction and includes updates about related courses, initiatives, research, community projects and the work of student groups. As an educational institution Brown offers a unique role in contributing research, fostering innovation, and providing a model for environmental sustainability to the community and beyond. Teaching environmental stewardship both by example and through concrete learning will ensure Brown's contribution to a cleaner, sounder global environment.

What's New?

Skip to some of Brown's sustainability highlights below or delve into various green initiatives via the menu to your left.

In addition, take a look at this tip sheet of easy ways to make your celebrations more sustainable!

The Green Dorm Room

 Green Dorm Room


 Recycle More


Green Events

 Green Events



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