The Office of Environmental Sustainability

The Office of Environmental Sustainability implements and coordinates all campus activities related to responsible environmental programs, including recycling, education, communication, procurement and policies.

  • RecycleMania- Final Results Here!

    UAlbany is participating in the annual RecycleMania challenge during the Spring semester. So reduce, reuse, and recycle!


  • Earth and Wellness Day

    Join us and celebrate the 3 R's: Recreation, Relaxation, and Rejuvenation on April 21 11am-1:30pm in the Campus Center Ballroom 

  • Film Series: True Cost

  • The last film in the Decolonizing Sustanability Film Series will premire on May 1st at 7pm at Madison Theater, as awlays this event is free and the first 50 students get free popcorn and drink.
  • Green Workspace Challenge

    Think your UAlbany office is green? Earn an eco-certification by enrolling in the Green Workspace Challenge! Click here to fill out the Self-Assessment Sheet to start your path to Green Workspace certification.

  • Office Composting Program

    Are you part of an on campus office? Are you interested in being part of the office composting program? Contact to get more information or to get involved.

  • Zipcar on Campus!

    Reserve, unlock, and go with Zipcar, our car sharing service! Student organization leaders can now sign-up for free!

  • Terra Nomination Form

    The Office of Sustainability has established an award to recognize the persistent efforts of campus community members.  Each semester, one faculty member, one staff member and one student will each be awarded with a Terra.

  • Ask Sustainable Suzie

    Do you have a burning sustainability question? Send your questions in and Sustainable Suzie will answer them each month in the Green Scene Bulletin.

  • Photo Contest!

    Earth and Wellness Day is right around the corner and we are looking for submissions to our photo contest. Photos must be submitted here until midnight on Friday, April 8th. For offical rules please click the image above.

  • Dr. Mathias Vuille

    Dr. Mathias Vuille in DAES continually supports engagement activities and participates in faculty forums on sustainability. He researches glacier retreat in the Andes. Dr. Vuille brings valuable insight in virtual field trip presentations during sustainability week and to freshmen seminar classes that allows students to be transported to the Andes and see firsthand the effects of climate change.

  • Donna Crisafulli

    Donna Crisafulli is the Executive Director of the Interfaith Center. This fall, she worked closely with the Office of Environmental Sustainability to host a three part "Faith and the Environment Series". The collaboration was a great success, convening two active communities to help see how their beliefs overlap and how they can work together in the future.

  • Nicholle Gregor

    Nikki Gregor's role in the sustainability movement at UAlbany has grown exponentially in the past few years, from student group member to now the President of the USS, Community Chair on the Sustainability Council, and Community Assistant for the Sustainability LLC. Nikki has spent the last two and a half years planning trips to local schools where she uses her creative side to illustrate the basics of sustainability.