Sustainability at Radford University

Radford University is committed to being a model for sustainable campus practices and policies and recognized for our stewardship of economic, social and environmental resources and for our academic commitment to sustainability. Read more about Radford's Sustainability »

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  1. LEED Silver status awarded to Center of the Sciences »

    5/24/2018

    Radford University’s Center for the Sciences has been granted LEED Silver certification, marking another achievement in the university's sustainability initiatives.

  2. Keep’n It Green Award winners announced  »

    5/7/2018

    Winners of the Keep’n It Green awards and the Highlander Cup Sustainability Competition were announced April 19.

  3. A spring break alternative: Planting trees on an abandoned coal mine »

    4/6/2018

    A small group of students spent spring break planting trees on reclaimed land of an abandoned coal mine in central Kentucky.

  4. Shred-A-Thon is April 10 »

    4/4/2018

    Radford University Recycling will host a Shred-A-Thon from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 at Heth Clock Plaza.

  5. Chefs cook up strategies to eliminate food waste »

    2/20/2018

    Dalton Kitchen chefs are on a mission to reduce campus food waste. 

  6. SGA, Sustainability turning bags to benches »

    2/7/2018

    Radford University’s Student Government Association and Sustainability office have joined a community effort to collect unwanted plastic bags and recycle them into benches that will be placed around campus.

  7. Recycling facts and tips  »

    1/24/2018

    The Highlander Cup Sustainability Competition begins Feb. 5, and the Radford University Sustainability Office is providing recycling facts and tips to prepare students for the residence hall completion.

  8. Students competing in residence hall sustainability challenge during spring semester »

    1/11/2018

    Radford University Sustainability and Housing and Residential Life are hosting this spring the Highlander Cup competition, a semester-long event aimed at teaching and engaging students with sustainability in their residence.

  9. Students discuss sustainability vision at inaugural forum »

    12/14/2017

    Radford University’s Student Sustainability Leadership Team hosted a forum Dec. 5 to provide students an opportunity to share their visions and ideas for improving campus sustainability.

  10. Campus electricity use study wins sustainability research award »

    11/30/2017

    A Radford University comparative study of the efficacy of intervention strategies of student electricity use in campus residence halls is the winner of a campus sustainability research honor presented by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

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