• UNH Pathway to Platinum event 10/11 at 3PM
    Celebrate Sustainability: UNH's Pathway to Platinum

    Being one of three schools to have achieved STARS Platinum is a reason to celebrate! Your commitment to sustainability and hard work were crucial to our achievement. We want to thank you for your help!

    Join us at 3 PM on Wednesday, October 11 in the Huddleston Ballroom. Refreshments and sustainable T-shirts will be offered as we thank everyone who helped UNH obtain a Platinum sustainability rating. 

  • STARS Platinum Seal
    UNH Earns Highest National Rating for Sustainability

    We are thrilled to announce that UNH has achieved a Platinum rating for sustainability.  Thank you for making our campus a sustainable learning community!

    Click here to read the press release.

  • Grand Coalition on Paris Agreeement
    Grand Coalition Statement on Paris Agreement

    UNH is proud to stand with the planet in continuing our support for the Paris Climate Agreement. We remain committed reducing our energy consumption and supporting research and practice in energy independence and adaptation. 

    Read the coalition statement here.

  • State of Sustainability in Higher Education Report
    The State of Sustainability in Higher Education

    What were the "wins" for sustainability in higher education in 2016?

    We teamed up with Sightlines to find out.  Click here to read our findings in this year's State of Sustainability in Higher Education report. 

  • 2017 Sustainability Fellows
    2017 Summer Sustainability Fellowships

    We are thrilled to introduce our 2017 Sustainability Fellows!

    Click here to learn more about this year's fellows.

    Click here to learn more about the Sustainability Fellows program.

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Awards & Accolades

UNH is a leader in sustainability.

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Sustainability Dual Major

Open to all undergraduate from any UNH college or major.

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Waste & Recycling

Help make UNH a zero waste place.

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University of New Hampshire, Sustainability Institute

The Sustainability Institute brings diverse people and ideas together to make the university a model sustainable learning community that reaches beyond campus to engage state, regional, national, and international partners to advance sustainable solutions.