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STARS Platinum - the highest
rating for sustainability


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Main campus powered by 100% renewable electricity


 

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State's only 3-star green certified
restaurant (we have 3)


A top-rated sustainability institution.

Sustainability at UNH is a university-wide endeavor.  We're all stewards of sustainability through our collective
action.  We can balance the values of environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic vitality to
meet our present needs and ensure the ability of future generations will meet their needs. 
Engage with UNH's sustainable learning community today.

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Academics

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Operations
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Research
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Community

Stars Platinum Status

UNH holds a STARS Platinum rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability
in Higher Education (AASHE).  This recognition places us at the highest level of sustainability
performance among colleges and universities.  UNH's Platinum rating was made possible through
a long-term, concerted, and university-wide effort that engaged faculty, staff, and students.


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Sustainability News & Headlines

 

Tops In Sustainability

Tops In Sustainability

Tops In Sustainability

UNH named to Green College Honor Roll

Article
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Virtual Realities

Virtual Realities

Students continue sustainability projects during pandemic

Article
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UNH Honors 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

UNH Honors 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

President Dean signs Climate Leadership Call to Action

Article
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Sustainability Events

  • November
    30

    NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge: Final Round Presentations

    NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge: Final Round Presentations 10:30am - 12:00pm, Join us, virtually, to hear the nine finalist teams present their ideas to solve a social, economic, or environmental problem to a panel of distinguished judges.Registration required: https://unh.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZCXSeALDQiCnN5urOTtQtw 
  • aerial view of thall in the fall

    Sustainability Virtual Tour

    UNH is a leader in sustainability. Learn how we infuse sustainability in the daily operations of our campus and how we inspire, train and support the next generation of changemakers.

    Watch the Video

     

  • protestors for Black Lives Matter

    Working for Justice.

    We stand in solidarity with the Black community, with peaceful protesters, and individuals all over the world working for racial justice.

    Read our Statement


     

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