We strive to ensure a sustainable, healthy community for future generations of students.
Harper College is committed to reducing environmental impact across campus. Through campus up-grades, student coursework, community outreach and individual action, Harper is striving towards carbon neutrality to ensure a healthy, sustainable future at Harper and beyond.
Earth Week 2018
Join us April 23 - 27
Embodying Earth: Environmental Awareness through the Senses
View the complete schedule of events HERE
Complete this interest form. RSVPs encouraged but not required.
Sponsored by the Sustainability Projects in the Classroom Community of Practice
Sustainability Annual Report
Find out how Harper College is embracing the concept of sustainability by taking a look back at the 2016-17 academic year in Harper's third annual Sustainability Report. This report highlights all things green on campus including climate commitments, green campus projects and student involvement. View the report online today.
NEW! Become Green Office Certified!
Think your office has what it takes? Take the challenge and get green office certified at Harper College. Offices of all sizes are eligible for the program. Download and complete the checklist to start taking part in office efficiencies, cost savings and environmentally friendly practices.
Go To: Green Office Program
Main Campus Utility Usage
Follow the links below to find out how Harper is going green and reducing environmental impact on campus.
- American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC): Provides a framework and support for America’s colleges and universities to implement comprehensive plans in pursuit of climate neutrality
- Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE): A resource guide and network of colleges and universities around the world committed to sustainability
- Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN): An Illinois community college partnership working together to grow a greener economy for Illinois