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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

Links to Educational and Career Resources

Temple Academic Resources 

Class Activities
From solar to waste minimization, these class activities are designed to help increase student awareness about sustainability and sustainability-related issues.

Library Subject Guide to Sustainability
A guide that provides resources for people interested in sustainability, in general, and offers support for teaching, learning and research at Temple University

General Educational Resources

Bottled Water FAQs (PDF)

Calculate your carbon footprint

Compact Fluorescent Bulb (CFL) FAQs

The Dangers of Plastic Bags (PDF)

The Story of Stuff

Higher Education Resources

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Advancing sustainability in higher education

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
Undergraduate research in support of sustainability

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
Integrated planning for higher education

Career Resources

A Guide to Green Careers
A guidebook created to help better understand exactly what lies ahead for job seekers in a renewable, sustainable and more efficient world 

Guide to Green Degrees and Careers
Turning green degrees into sustainable careers

Sustainability Career Resources
Google document with listings of green pathways and job openings
prepared by HEASC, DANS and the US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development