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The Denison Green Office Program gives the opportunity for all parts of campus to participate in sustainable practices. This pre-evaluation checklist should be completed as part of an office's initial screening for the Green Office Program.

Everyday products like paper, toner, and furniture play a significant role in sustainability at Denison. All faculty and staff members should take environmental responsibility into account when purchasing products and materials for their offices.

The goal of an idling policy at Denison University is to eliminate all unnecessary idling time by vehicles on campus to minimize harmful emissions. Implementing an idling reduction policy on campus is in line with Denison’s goal of reducing green house gas emissions.

Denison University is committed to the use and purchase of environmentally and socially responsible materials and products. People authorized to make purchases on behalf of the college are expected to support our commitment to environmental responsibility through the guidelines and procedures contained in this Sustainable Purchasing Policy.

Denison is committed to reducing its impact on the environment. To that end, Denison operates an extensive campus recycling program to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and to utilize resources in a more responsible manner.  We recognize, however, that recycling is only one part of the issue. To move toward a more sustainable campus, Denison also must strive to reduce its consumption and waste in all aspects of campus operations.

Sustainability report on Denison's annual campus recycling by recyclable type and amount by year.

This tour highlights some of Denison University's efforts to become a more sustainable campus.

Faculty and staff authorized to make purchases on behalf of the college are expected to support its commitment to environmental responsibility through the guidelines and procedures contained in the Sustainable Purchasing Policy. This checklist can help determine what products or materials should be purchased in coordination with the Purchasing Policy.

Third-party product certification labels to look for when making purchases of environmentally responsible products and materials.

Sustainability report on the amount of waste generated per year at Denison, 2004-2012.

Sustainability report on ways to fend off vampire energy used by both computers and other electronics.