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  • Office of Sustainability
    3201 New Mexico Avenue Suite 258

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Suggestion Box

Staff Council Suggestion Box

What's your sustainability idea? Submit your feedback to the suggestion box and help green the American Dream.

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Tobacco- and Smoke-Free AU

Tobacco- and Smoke-Free AU

AU is Proud to be Tobacco- and Smoke-Free

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American University is committed to acting on our values through social responsibility, service, and an active pursuit of sustainability. Our work in the Office of Sustainability honors the university's history of practical idealism, commitment to public service, and global outlook. Working together, we are greening the American dream.



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Sustainability Mailing List

Stay up-to-date with the AU Sustainability Newsletter, event invitations, job and internship listings, and more. You are able to remove yourself from the mailing list at any time.

Events Calendar

Staff Council Calendar

Sustainability programs, activities, and competitions for the campus community.

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Awards and Recognition

American University received a Gold rating from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS)


AU diverts more than two thirds of its waste from landfill by reducing, reusing, recycling, and composting.

Zero Waste


AU has pledged to be carbon neutral within the decade.

Climate Commitment


Green Eagle ecoreps work within residence halls and campus offices to help the AU community live and work sustainably.

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