Be Cardinal Green

 

 

Sustainable Stanford's Cardinal Green conservation campaigns provide a campus-wide opportunity for individuals to be a part of sustainable Stanford throughout the year.  Students, staff and faculty can directly contribute to sustainability efforts by participating in Cardinal Green campaigns - and earn prizes and recognition in the process! Learn more about how you can be Cardinal Green below:

Cardinal Green Buildings

Each fall-winter, the Cardinal Green Buildings campaign empowers faculty, staff and students to directly contribute to energy conservation efforts within campus buildings.  Through simple energy-saving changes and the 2-week energy curtailment during winter break, the campus community helps save thousands of dollars in energy costs and avoids nearly 1,000 metric tons of CO2

Recyclemania – We Recycle. Stanford Wins.

Recyclemania is an annual 8-week competition between colleges and universities that promotes recycling and waste minimization.

Make Every Day Earth Day at Stanford.

Earth Day presents an opportunity to reflect on sustainability as a core value, as well as the integral role we each play in making that vision a reality.

Water Wise – Tell Your Water Tale

The Water Wise campaign encourages the Stanford community to reduce water usage through a series of behavioral shifts. 

Smart Buys – One Less, Save More

One Less, Save More challenges faculty and staff to practice sustainable purchasing habits that minimize negative impacts on the environment.

Give & Go- Save Time, Help Our Community, Reduce Waste

Give & Go helps residential students support their local community and environment by donating gently used items during move out.

 

 

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”
— Albert Einstein
“Every student has a role in the stability of our future. It is this ‘niche’ that grounds our position in what we can do personally for the sustainability of our communities, a niche that begins and evolves here on campus.”
— David Geeter II
Co-President, Students for a Sustainable Stanford
“Students can play a major role in promoting sustainability at Stanford. Since we both live and work on campus, every aspect of our daily lives and behavior can have some impact on campus sustainability.”
— Kevan Christensen
Past Co-President, Students for a Sustainable Stanford
“Students can play a major role in promoting sustainability at Stanford. Since we both live and work on campus, every aspect of our daily lives and behavior can have some impact on campus sustainability.”
— Kevan Christensen
Past Co-President, Students for a Sustainable Stanford
Faculty and staff are in a prime position to create a culture of sustainability throughout the university and beyond.
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”
— Albert Einstein
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”
— Albert Einstein
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”

Contact Us

Please email questions regarding the campaigns and individual action to the Office of Sustainability at becardinalgreen@stanford.edu.