Monthly Newsletter
March 2016
Beginning on April 13, the campus market will run for five consecutive Wednesdays
from 11:00am-3:00pm. The market is located at Firestone Library/Chapel Plaza.
Visit their  Facebook page for more information!
Did You Know ?
There are 200+ freshly filtered water stations across campus.

The Office of Sustainability is hiring 5 summer interns!

Campus as Lab Corner
You're invited to the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) meeting on March 28 at 4:30pm at 101 Friend Center.  Shana Weber, Director of the Office of Sustainability, will give a brief update on sustainability planning linked to the 2026 Campus Plan, which will be followed by a panel of four Princeton students who will discuss their Campus as Lab projects. 

News and Updates
Sustainable Cap and Gown Initiative

For the first time ever, members of Princeton University's graduating Class of 2016 will wear 100% recycled caps, gowns, and tassels during Commencement. This sustainable switch is the result of the combined efforts of The Office of the Dean of Undergraduates, The Office of the Graduate School, and the Office of Sustainability, with support from the High Meadows Foundation Sustainability Fund.

Zagster Bike Share Expands to Nine Locations on Campus

The newly expanded Zagster Bike Share program offers a convenient, healthy and sustainable transportation option to students, faculty, staff and visitors who wish to bike while on campus.

Campus Bike Share Locations:

  • Princeton Station
  • Firestone Library
  • Forbes College
  • Friend Center
  • Frist Campus Center
  • Lakeside Apartments
  • Lawrence Apartments
  • Alexander Hall
  • Forrestal Campus (Plainsboro)

For more information and to apply for membership please visit:

Greening Dining Students Attend Real Food Conference
In February, Greening Dining sent five student members to participate in the 2016 Real Food Challenge Regional Action Training in Baltimore, Maryland. Jazmyn Blackburn '19, Shun Yamaya '19, Katie Little '16, Selina Pi '19, Cecilia Shang '18 (left to right) joined about 50 student leaders from the northeast US in training sessions led by Real Food Challenge staff members, local food producers, and activists. Funding for the conference was provided by the High Meadows Foundation Sustainability Fund.
Highwire Earth

Highwire Earth is a new blog, led by Princeton graduate students and alumni that focuses on topics related to human development and sustainability. It features the work, experience, and opinions of members of the Princeton University community, including students, researchers, faculty, visitors, and alumni.

Princeton Sustainability Leader Profile
Student Profile: Hannah Kraus '17
As both a manager of the Princeton Garden Project and GreenLeader coordinator, Hannah Kraus '17 is a leader of sustainability at Princeton University.

Upcoming Events

Friday March 25, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Frist 307

Monday, March 28, 4:30pm
Location: 101 Friend Center

April 2, 10:00am-3:00pm
Location: Stevens Institute of Technology

Saturday, April 2, 2016 to Sunday, April 10, 2016 
Location: Princeton Public Library

Friday, April 22, 4:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Alexander Beach