The Office of Sustainability's blog is dedicated to stories of sustainability.  Its your resource for student, faculty, and staff interviews and profiles; campus sustainability highlights, and features stories.  Check out our the links to our most recent stories below or head over the to blog and search by topic of interest.  Happy reading!

Latest Blog Posts

  • Addressing Eco-Anxiety on Campus

    May 18, 2023

    Reflections from Climate Café student facilitators Kai Yuen & Maggie Roseto In the face of anthropogenic climate change, people are scared and struggling to find…The post Read more

  • Move-out of your apartment sustainably!

    April 12, 2023

    With a little planning you can donate and recycle most everything you might otherwise end up on the curb.  Every spring, thousands of students move…The post Read more

  • Solarize Philly

    July 27, 2022

    Incentivizing Sustainable Energy Investments in Philadelphia  Philadelphia’s Energy Authority is encouraging residents to install solar panels on their homes through Solarize Philly, an innovative program…The post Read more

  • Climate Cafe: Supporting Climate Actors

    April 22, 2022

    Protesting, marching, educating ourselves, watching Cowspiracy, changing our majors, choosing our career paths, all to protect the Earth we can see slipping away. We are…The post Read more

  • Temple Sharing Excess

    April 18, 2022

    Attacking Food Waste and Making Nutrition Accessible Northern Philadelphia is considered a food desert. You may be wondering what a food desert is and how…The post Read more

  • Low Carbon Eating with Riya

    April 18, 2022

    Hi Temple! My name is Riya Shah, I am a sophomore Health Professions Major and a Food Systems Sustainability EcoLead at the Department of Sustainability.…The post Read more

  • Campus Race to Weigh the Waste

    April 14, 2022

    Diverting food waste from the landfill in Morgan Dining Hall. Over the course of two weeks, students volunteered during lunch from 11am – 2pm at…The post Read more

  • So, you wanna volunteer on a farm?

    February 24, 2022

    After graduating high school in the midst of a global pandemic, I felt unsure about what my next year would look like.  Jumping right into…The post Read more

  • The 2020-2021 Temple Sustainability Report Is Here

    January 31, 2022

    Resilience in the Face of Adversity Our progress towards carbon neutrality has been significant, driving down emissions by 40% since 2006. Our continued investment in…The post Read more

  • Innovative Solutions to Address Philadelphia’s Energy Burden

    January 19, 2022

    The average Philadelphian spends 6.7% of their income on energy. That’s more than twice the national average. As the city of Philadelphia explores decarbonization and…The post Read more