"Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
The Brundtland Report: Our Common Future, 1987
Texas State students have many opportunities through course work, research, and community involvement to address sustainability challenges whether they be environmental, economic, or social issues. Faculty and staff are working to green their departments by reducing material consumption, increasing recycling, reducing energy use, and encouraging other responsible behaviors.
Texas State University received the Green Business of the Year Award from the City of San Marcos Chamber of Commerce for our efforts of sustainable measures including; recycling, energy conservation and LEED design and construction.
The Department of Housing and Residential Life at Texas State University has announced that its two newest residence halls have received Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
This Spring Texas State University will be participating in RecycleMania. Click here for more information.
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