sustainability

a student holding up his recycling bin
Bin there, done that
Type: News Story
This year, Temple University’s Welcome Wagon events have a notable addition: a recycling bin giveaway—with custom numbering—for off-campus residential students.
August 24, 2017
 A man sitting amid cabinets, desks, chairs and other items in a warehouse.
Running a surplus
Type: News Story
Temple University’s Surplus Property program enhances sustainability efforts, avoids costly disposal fees and creates a new revenue source.
May 16, 2017
A chalkboard sign at Rad Dish Co-Op.
Local champions
Type: News Story
Rad Dish Co-op café, Temple’s student-run cooperative café, wins SustainPHL Award.
August 25, 2016
Rad Dish Co-op Café offers locally sourced food
Type: News Story
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.
October 1, 2015
Center for Sustainable Communities to help green Philly neighborhoods
Type: News Story
Temple University Ambler students will soon be equipped to help Philadelphia neighborhoods become more sustainable, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation.
July 10, 2014
Temple named one of the Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’
Type: News Story
The Princeton Review has named Temple University one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada.
April 24, 2014
Temple Made: Rachel and Sarah Stanton
Type: News Story
You might have heard of twins Rachel and Sarah Stanton. But even if you haven't, you may soon know about their startup company, Fruitstrology. For every one of the colorful shirts they sell, they donate fruit to children in Philadelphia. It was an idea born while urban gardening with local kids—and it is the kind of student-born idea that is seeded and nourished every day at Temple.
February 17, 2014
Temple Made: Denise Racquel Snook
Type: News Story
In the latest installment of the Temple Made student profile series, meet Denise Racquel Smith, a 31-year-old horticulture major with a passion for plants.
February 18, 2013
Temple U goes green with solar picnic tables
Type: In the Media
September 14, 2012
Researchers seek efficient, cost-effective renewable energy solutions
Type: News Story
From geothermal to solar to wind power, Temple researchers are engaged in a variety of projects to develop new renewable energy technologies and to make them more efficient and cost-effective.
March 29, 2012
As gas prices rise, consumers will want to make the most of their gas mileage
Type: News Story
Simple device which uses electrical field to boost gas efficiency developed by Temple University researcher
September 25, 2008