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CWRU Recycles

Reducing waste is a big deal at CWRU. We're up to a 22% diversion rate, but we can do better. Learn the ins and outs of how to recycle on campus.

This year’s theme is the Ecolympics and all students (on and off campus) can participate for a chance to win group and individual prizes.
The Physical Resource Center is a student-run initiative to provide all CWRU undergraduate students with sustainable secondhand items which were donated
The link to racism and the environment runs deep.
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CWRU, Sustainability Benchmarking, and the Green College Lists

Case Western Reserve University does sustainability benchmarking via STARS, a global higher education-specific sustainability standard.  Our STARS report data is updated every three years. With CWRU's published STARS Silver rating data the University was also ranked number 35 in the 2018 Princeton Review's Guide to top Green Schools. Learn more on our news page