The notion of going green has evolved substantially over the last decade or so right? Remember when, not long ago, when simply setting out recycling bins was enough to earn green bragging rights? Well times have changed for business, consumers, as well as colleges and universities.
Many colleges and universities across the country have worked tirelessly to implement green practices and there are so many things colleges in particular can do to up the green factor from recycling and composting to utilizing items made from recycled content, harnessing solar, wind or geothermic power, purchasing offsets and even giving students free bus passes. We scoured the Internet to come up with a list of institutions of higher education that strive to reduce their environmental impact through a variety of endeavors.