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Welcome to Villanova University, where we are committed to a sustainable future for all. Every member of our community has a role to play in helping Villanova reach its sustainability goals. This page will help introduce you to some of those opportunities.
Villanova has committed to going carbon neutral by 2050, with a 50% reduction commitment by 2030.
Villanova community members are encouraged to participate in our single stream recycling program that accepts paper, cardboard, aluminum, glass and plastics (#1, 2, and 5).
Speciality recycling should be coordinated through the recycling office.
Students, faculty, and staff have a number of alternative transportation options available to them both on- and off-campus. Visit the Transportation page to learn more on:
- Public transit information and discounts
Electric vehicle charging stations
At Villanova we are committed to preserving a sustainable future for the next generation. To help us achieve that goal, Villanova community members are encouraged to reduce their waste footprint and divert what they can through our recycling programs. All on-campus employees should have a blue recycling bin at their desk, if not you can submit a work request. You may place paper, plastic, carboard, glass or aluminum bottles in your desk side bin. All other recycling should be coordinated with the Recycling Office. Visit the Recycling page to view more information on:
Dining Services is committed to protecting and preserving our environment. With the help of our customers we strive to reduce waste and use renewable resources as much as possible in all of our dining locations. While we emphasize the key programs described here, sustainable dining practices and waste reduction is stressed throughout our dining operations. For more information, visit the Sustainability section of Dining Services to learn about:
- Food sourcing
Villanova University is an official Tree Campus Higher Education School that houses a range of unique trees. Explore 35 different tree species on campus using the self-guided tour map created by the Villanova Grounds Department and the Sustainability Office. Use the map on your own or join us for seasonal in-person tours. For more information visit our sustainability campus grounds page.
Look for ways to reduce or reuse your waste before opting to recycling.
If you are looking for ways to go plastic free check out our plastic free living page.