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Sustainability

Recycling
The Bloomberg School launched a single-stream recycling program on Earth Day 2008 to reduce our footprint and increase overall recycling rates. Learn More
Dean Klag on the Environment
Dean Klag wants the Bloomberg School to lead the way in sustainable practices like recycling and environmental education. Learn More
Your Role in Sustainability
Faculty, staff and students all play a part in reducing our ecological footprint. Here are some easy things you can do every day. Learn More
Environmental Education
The Bloomberg School’s Master of Public Health program offers a special concentration in global environmental sustainability and health. Learn More
Solar Power
Solar panels have been installed on the Wolfe Street Building and Hampton House. Learn More

Sustainability and the reduction of our ecological footprint are priorities for the Bloomberg School.

Global climate change threatens the health of the planet and endangers many species, including our own. Because of this—and the inability of planetary resources to sustain our current habits and lifestyles—it is imperative that we weave an ecological perspective into all of our activities including research, service, academics and operations.

We can consume cleaner energy, and less of it. We can purchase and use more ecologically friendly food and products. And we can reuse and recycle our resources.

Every researcher, manager, teacher, employee and student bears the responsibility of environmental stewardship. With concerted efforts, we can make a world of difference.

Message from the Dean

We can save the planet while we learn how to save lives. Dean Klag explains the Bloomberg School's color codes for recycling and composting.