Green College

At the University of Redlands, we encourage you to become a better citizen of your community and your world-and we lead by example, teaching and demonstrating our commitment to environmental responsibility every day.

Green buildings

University goes Gold (LEED)-Center for the Arts

University goes Silver (LEED)-Lewis Hall

Green Residence-Merriam Hall

Cogeneration Plant

Redlands cogeneration and chiller plant enables the University to produce a majority of its own energy, as well as heating and cooling for a third of the buildings on campus.

Recycling & Annual Recycling Day

At Redlands, recycling is a way of life.

Food service provider Bon Appetit's sustainable food initiatives

Farm-to-Fork, Eat Local Challenge, Marine Stewardship Council Sustainable Seafood, Fair Trade, Low Carbon Diet Calculator, Cage-Free Eggs, Crate-Free Pork.

SURF-Sustainable University of Redlands Farm

The Sustainable University of Redlands Farm (SURF) is a natural farm in its beginning stages, including a Campus Community Garden.

Ongoing Water Conservation Efforts
The University is proactively reducing its water usage.

Programs of Study

Other Initiatives

  • Proposals launched for infusing sustainability across the curriculum and developing a minor in Sustainability Studies

  • Named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, multiple consecutive years

  • A charter signatory of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment