WPI seeks to foster a community that produces innovative ideas and practical solutions to the complex problems associated with each component of sustainability. We offer resources for current and prospective students as well as members of the community to learn more about how WPI's sustainability goals, accomplishments, and areas of improvement.

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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!

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.

PRESERVING OUR MOST VALUABLE RESOURCES

March 22nd is World Water Day! According to Kimberly Abraham of the Worcester DPW&P Water Operations, "We are running a 14 billion gallon deficit of rainfall". WPI is constantly taking measures to reduce our water consumption and address the drought in Massachusetts, and you can too. 

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.