Office of Sustainability

Image of staff from the Office of Sustainability.
Temple earns STARS gold for sustainability accomplishments
Type: News Story
Temple’s holistic approach to campus sustainability has made it a leader in that space.
February 21, 2024
Graphic of ice sheets.
Do melting ice sheets spell doomsday? Glaciologist weighs in
Type: News Story
Temple professor Atsuhiro Muto explains how climate change is affecting our planet’s vital ice sheets.
January 9, 2024
Image of men's soccer players cleaning up the area near Temple Sports Complex.
Temple students and staff come together to clean North Philadelphia neighborhoods
Type: News Story
Members from Temple University athletics teams, the Office of Sustainability and the Office of Community Affairs and Engagement joined forces for the university's annual citywide cleanup in April.
May 17, 2023
A Temple flag is seen superimposed over City Hall’s William Penn statue.
A closer look at Philadelphia’s plastic bag ban
Type: News Story
The Office of Sustainability discusses the role of banning plastic bags and its possible impact on the environment.
November 9, 2021
students tending an urban garden
Tyler supports program addressing inequities created by climate change
Type: News Story
Students use their arts disciplines to tell crucial stories from Philadelphia neighborhoods hit hardest by excessive heat.
April 14, 2021
A construction worker working on the tiny house.
Tiny house at Temple's community garden
Type: News Story
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