Welcome to the
Sustainable Stanford Portal

Here, information about sustainability efforts across the Stanford campus meets individual action. Learn about what Stanford is doing to lead sustainability by example, and do your part as a campus citizen. The annual Celebrating Sustainability Activity Festival will take place April 22, from 12-2pm at the new Central Energy Facility and offers an opportunity to engage with sustainability initiatives taking place across campus.

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Stanford builds sustainability practices and innovation into every aspect of campus life, from operations and building to student life, teaching and research.
Aerial view of Stanford campus

Building Performance

Curious to see your building’s resource consumption? Find out more about the sustainability performance of 106 individual buildings on campus.

Explore the Map

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Campus Sustainability Progress 2013

(Baseline year 2000)
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Stanford Energy Systems Innovations (SESI)

Fully operational in 2015
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Students: Make Sustainability Happen

Stanford students building a home

Take your interest in the environment to the next level: student groups, internships and other engagement opportunities await you!

Get in on the Action

SESI Implementation

SESI architectural rendering

When completed, SESI will result in significant benefit for Stanford University.


Current SESI Projects

Be Cardinal Green

Office Recycling at Stanford

We're in the midst of RecycleMania, a national competition to reduce waste and increase recycling and composting.


Pledge to make less waste

Evaluations and Awards