a student carrying a recycling bin
Temple programs co-winners of environmental stewardship award
The Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania has awarded Temple the 2018 Daniel G. Weisenbach Environmental Stewardship Award.
August 10, 2018
A student at a thrift clothing sale on campus
Temple sets 350K-pound goal for 2018 RecycleMania contest
Here’s how you can get involved and help the university reach its goal.
January 29, 2018
LED lighting in the Student Center food court
All of the lights
Construction and renovation projects at Temple University now include LED lights because they are energy-efficient and durable.
September 20, 2017
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.
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.
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.
A chalkboard sign at Rad Dish Co-Op.
Local champions
Rad Dish Co-op café, Temple’s student-run cooperative café, wins SustainPHL Award.
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.
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.
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.