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SLUstainability by the Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking

SLUstainablity complements the Mission of Saint Louis University by promoting a campus community that engages in decision making based on the dimensions of social justice, environmental stewardship, and economic accountability. SLUstainability supports, values, and practices these dimensions to ensure that current and future generations have the opportunity to thrive.

The Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking manages SLUstainability and the Green Billiken initiatives at Saint Louis University. As part of the Division of Facilities Services, the office identifies, prioritizes, coordinates, and tracks campus sustainability efforts, many of which are listed below.

The office also creates and maintains assessment and communication tools to report and inform on operational effectiveness. Sustainability & Benchmarking works collaboratively within the division to identify and support the development of benchmarking initiatives and oversees division strategic planning activities, special projects and best practices for Facilities Services.


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Learn About Engagement Tips

Our latest: InitiativesReports, AwardsFAQsContact Info 

Join the Green Billikens or participate in one of our events

Find us on social media @GreenBilliken: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest

How can you have an impact?

Check out our tips page and learn about actions to take!

Sign our pledge against disposable water bottles here

Get Green Billiken certified and find ongoing action items here

Greenhouse Gas Energy and Water Recycling

Read SLU's greenhouse gas report

Learn about our Energy & Water initiatives and goals 

Solar installation information

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle your items on campus to help the University increase  its waste diversion

Transportation Buildings and Grounds Sustainability Map

Alternative transportation, make the smart commuting option

Find out about the University's physical assets, indoor air quality,  and landscaping practices

View an electronic or paper copy of a SLU sustainability map, which can be double-sided printed using 11 x 17 paper

Academics Dining Purchasing

Check out sustainability focused academic programs:

Center for Sustainability

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Nutrition and Dietetics

DineSLU, the University's food service program, operated by Aramark

Fresh Gatherings, a cafe located on the Medical Center Campus operated by Nutrition and Dietetics

Learn about purchasing practices and recommendations

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