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Sustainability at Boston College

Sustainability at BC

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BC is committed to creating a green campus and strives to cultivate environment-related knowledge across disciplines. Driven by our Jesuit Catholic mission, we help students to integrate what they learn with how they live. The university embraces its sustainability goals through the following areas:

  • Leadership

  • Social Justice

  • Green Buildings

  • Energy and Climate Change

  • Water Conservation and Management

  • Waste Reduction and Recycling

  • Air Quality 

  • Landscape and natural features 

  • Transportation

  • Education and Outreach



Energy Star 1
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The Princeton Review Green School