Monthly Newsletter
November 2016
Thank you for celebrating 10 years with us!
Did You Know?
You can apply for funding for sustainability-related academic work or student initiatives.
High Meadows Foundation Fund
You can use the Princeton campus as a living laboratory to study sustainability issues.
News and Updates
Office of Sustainability Celebrates 10 Years
The Office of Sustainability celebrated its 10 year anniversary on October 21 at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. The party drew over a hundred campus partners including students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as invited guests.
GreenSpace Exhibit Showcases 10 Years of Sustainability Stories
The latest exhibit at the GreenSpace features 10 years of sustainability stories, including academic and operational
highlights. Also on display are ongoing Campus as Lab research projects as well as trivia  about  Princeton's Campus Systems. 
Participate in the Green Office Recognition Program

The Green Office Recognition Program acknowledges offices and departments at Princeton that have taken voluntary steps to integrate sustainability principles into their everyday practices, ranging from resource conservation to community-building activities.

New participants may join the program on a rolling basis, and recognition will be valid for two academic years.  
Join the Campus Farmers' Market Planning Team
The campus Farmers' Market planning team needs your help! Join the newly formed ODUS group and help organize the spring market to be held in April and May on Firestone Plaza. The first planning meeting is on Monday, November 14 at 1pm in Frist Campus Center, Class of 1952 Room. All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome!  

TerraCycle Pen Collection Ending November 30!
The TerraCycle Writing Utensil Collection Program is ending on November 30. If your department has a pen collection box, please contact the Office of Sustainability at 609-258-6085 to turn in your writing utensils by November 25.

Pens will be collected in the clear, tubular recycling bin at the GreenSpace Kiosk until November 25. Beginning December 1, winter hats and gloves will be collected at the GreenSpace and donated to the Trenton Rescue Mission.
Princeton Sustainability Leader Profile
Alumni: Amanda Rinderle '08

Read our Q&A with Amanda Rinderle '08, co-founder of Tuckerman & Co, a mission-driven clothing company whose products are made from 100% organic cotton, European fabrics, and sewn in New England.

Campus as Lab Corner
The Office of Sustainability Welcomes Campus as Lab Manager, Caroline Savage

As Campus as Lab Manager, Caroline works at the intersection of campus-based operational, educational and research activities. She is leading the design and implementation of the Campus as Lab program to encourage and support the Princeton campus community in testing sustainability solutions, engaging all disciplines.
Caroline previously served as the Director of the Institute for Community Sustainability at Indiana State University. There she laid the groundwork for an ecovillage in the community adjacent to the university that is currently in development; hosted regional symposia on infill development and urban food issues in the Midwest; and developed several sustainability and social justice programs. 
Caroline received her B.A. in International Relations from Syracuse University, an M.P.S. in Environmental Studies from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and Ph.D. in Spatial and Earth Sciences. Her dissertation research explored sustainability in Rust Belt cities. She is a current member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Advisory Council and a LEED AP-ND accredited professional. If you see Caroline around, say hello and welcome her to Princeton! 


  The Campus as Lab Program is now hiring a Research Assistant!
Upcoming Events

Friday, November 11, 2016 8:00am to 6:30pm
Location: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Frist Campus Center,  Class of 1952 Room 
All interested students are welcome!

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Program begins at Architecture Lab, located south of Frick Lab

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Frist Campus Center, Room 114
All students interested in sustainability are welcome!

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Princeton Public Library, Community Room