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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

Temple Surplus Programs

Temple University Surplus

Temple's surplus programs offer cheap alternatives to buying new and help the university to reduce its waste stream.

Surplus Furniture and Equipment

Temple Surplus is a program that gives new life to the university’s retired assets and property. When an item is no longer actively used by a university department, school or college, Temple Surplus makes it available for re-use utilizing an online store. Click to learn more

Surplus Computer and Electronics

The Computer Recycling Center (CRC) refurbishes surplused university computers and electronics which are then made available for purchase to the Temple community. Click to learn more

Surplus School and Office Supplies

Temple's Office Supply Swap (TOSS) makes available surplus office supplies for FREE. TOSS is located outside the Office of Sustainability in the lower level of the Howard Gittis Student Center. Click to learn more

Surplus Bicycles

Are you a student? Do you need a bike to get around? Check out Temple Secondhand Cycles, which refurbishes abandoned bikes found on campus and sells them to students at a discounted rate. Click to learn more