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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Green Star

Do you know an exemplary model of sustainability on our campus? Nominate them as a Green Star here.

Green Council

Green Council
May, 2012

How do you change the culture of an organization comprised of over 45,000 individuals with different backgrounds, perspectives and values? The Green Council, May’s Green Star, worked all year to tackle this enormous challenge.

Dr. Gary Witt

Gary Witt
April, 2012

Temple University is working on greening more than just its campus; it is also striving to green the education it provides. Dr. Gary Witt, Assistant Professor in the Fox School of Business and April’s Green Star, is working to ensure that our future leaders of industry are also future leaders of environmental action.

Mary Ann Fong

Mary Ann Fong
March, 2012

In Creative Services, creativity is not limited to design. The department has taken innovative measures to minimize the ecological footprint of its work. This change in the culture of Creative Services is due in large part to Mary Ann Fong, Assistant Director and the Green Star for March 2012. Mary Ann is a sustainability change agent here on Temple’s campus and in the broader field of print production.

Brenda Malinics

Brenda Malinics
February, 2012

Community outreach and engagement on sustainability is a key goal of Temple’s Climate Action Plan. While the university has established partnerships with neighboring community based organizations to promote sustainability, some of the most valuable contributions to community outreach come from individual members of the Temple community. Brenda Malinics, our February Green Star, is a champion of sustainability both on and off Temple’s campus.

Jonathan Latko

John Latko
January, 2012

During these hard economic times, it is more important than ever to make the financial case for advancing sustainability initiatives on Temple’s campus. When giving a sales pitch for a new waste diversion program, Jonathan Latko, the assistant director of the Computer Recycling Center (CRC) and our green star for the month of January, starts at the bottom line.

Eda Manrodt-Fry

Eda Manrodt Fry
November, 2011

The School of Communications and Theater (SCT) is energized around the sustainability initiatives on campus. Leading the green transformation in the school is Eda Manrodt Fry, the SCT Sustainability Ambassador.

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