A wind turbine on Temple’s Main Campus.
EPA ranks Temple among top colleges for green power use
The university’s use of more than 55 million kilowatt-hours of green power each year and participation in the Green Power Partnership put Temple on the list.
February 17, 2017
Harith Wickrema with STHM Dean M. Moshe Porat and other school officials.
Alumnus endows $100K scholarship for sustainable tourism
A Temple University alumnus endowed a scholarship to allow students to pursue sustainable tourism internships in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
November 29, 2016
A construction worker working on the tiny house.
Tiny house at Temple's community garden
Temple University’s Office of Sustainability partnered with a number of academic disciplines to design a sustainable tiny house for the student-run Temple Community Garden.
September 5, 2016
A chalkboard sign at Rad Dish Co-Op.
Local champions
Rad Dish Co-op café, Temple’s student-run cooperative café, wins SustainPHL Award.
Rad Dish Co-op Café offers locally sourced food
Temple's Rad Dish Co-op Café in Ritter Hall Annex, the only student-run food cooperative in Philadelphia, now in its second semester of operation, was featured in a 'Philadelphia Inquirer' story.
Using soot, artist draws mural on Montgomery Garage
This week, artist Caroline Rothwell used carbon emissions as a medium to draw a temporary mural of endangered plants on the north wall of Temple's Montgomery Garage.
Temple named a “green college” by the Princeton Review
The Princeton Review has recognized Temple University as one of the 353 most environmentally responsible world-class colleges.
Bike sharing arrives in Philly and at Temple
Temple’s Main Campus now hosts two stations as part of Philadelphia’s city-owned bicycle-sharing program, Indego, which opens for business today.
Students design tiny house for Temple garden
At the Office of Sustainability’s Student Design Charrette, students from various disciplines competed to design a tiny house for Temple Community Garden.
Student-run café serves affordable local food
A completely student-run, cooperative café—the only one of its kind in the region on a university campus—Rad Dish Cooperative Café offers local, organic, budget-friendly food.
Students use Temple’s Sustainability Certificate to achieve diverse career goals
Temple's Sustainability Certificate program provides students with an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills needed to contribute to sustainable systems from the viewpoint of diverse disciplines.
Bike Surplus Program offers affordable bikes to Temple students
Temple's new Bike Surplus Program offers used bikes to students at reduced prices, generating its inventory from unregistered, unclaimed bikes that either have been abandoned or locked illegally at locations on campus.
Student Center introduces new composting station
Thanks to the hard work and initiative of Temple students, the Valaida S. Walker Food Court located in the Student Center has introduced a new composting system.