WPI's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan has just been completed, and commits us to a reduction in our gross Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions for 20% from FY14 to FY25. A summary of the plan is here and the complete report is here.

WPI is proud to announce that we have earned a STARS Gold rating!  STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in allA picture of the STARs award. aspects of higher education.  With more than 800 participants on six continents, AASHE’s STARS program is the most widely recognized framework in the world for publicly reporting comprehensive information related to a college or university’s sustainability performance. Participants report achievements in four overall areas: 1) academics, 2) engagement, 3) operations, and 4) planning and administration. 

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What's Happening?

Academics and Research
Operations
Waste and Recycling

                      

          

 

   

Student Action
Community Impact

 

 

     

REDUCING SINGLE-USE WASTE

WPI students are making continuous efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Be part of the movement! Check out our recycling guidelines and join the reusable container program.

PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION

Gompei's Gears Bike Share is making some improvements over the winter. We'll see you again in D term!

Sustainability Efforts Highlighted by Worcester Magazine

Worcester Magazine features WPI’s sustainability efforts in the recent cover story “Going Green-Worcester and Central Mass are Leading the Way.” 

WPI'S SUSTAINABILITY PLAN

The WPI Sustainability Plan is an initiative launched by the WPI Task Force on Sustainability in the Spring of 2012. Our progress can be seen in the Annual Sustainability Reports listed on this page.

FIGHTING FOR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

WPI students Miri Becker and Vinny Sabo are helping Worcester's Regional Environmental Council provide more fresh, local produce than ever.