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EKU Receives AASHE STARS Bronze Designation


In recognition of its sustainability achievements, EKU recently received a Bronze rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), and is one of only 299 schools worldwide to earn either a Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze rating. STARS is the acronym for Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment and Rating System. 

EKU Releases Climate Action & Resiliency Plan

EKU Climate Action & Resiliency Plan

EKU has completed a comprehensive Climate Action & Resiliency Plan to strategically, and economically reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2036 - in accordance with the Second Nature Climate Commitment.

Grant Funds Recycling Bins in Hall Rooms

Burnam Hall

Recycling bins are coming soon to every room in Burnam Hall at Eastern Kentucky University, thanks to a grant from Keep America Beautiful and the Coca-Cola F

Eastern's NEW Energy Infrastructure Investment & Master Plan

From boasting the state's first LEED Gold-Certified Residence Hall to energy savings contracts, check out Eastern's most comprehensive and agressive review to date, which resulted in the recent release of the Energy Infrastructure Investments & Master Plan. 

EKU featured in SUSTAIN Special Issue on Kentucky Campus Sustainability

The history -- and future-- of EKU's sustainability efforts are featured in a special issue of SUSTAIN magazine focused on sustainability across Kentucky campuses.

Among the efforts highlighted are:

New Residence Hall Virtual Tour - COMING SOON

EKU's Newest Residence Hall

Page under construction. Check back soon for the New Residence Hall Virtual Tour.

EKU and Richmond Farmers Markets

EKU Farmers Market!

Buy 100% LOCAL fresh fruits, vegetables & other goods

Every Thursday  10am-1pm

Located in the parking lot between Palmer and Dupree Halls. 

Energy Savings Performance Contract with Siemens Paying Big Dividends

Need proof of the money and energy all of the Green Initiatives on Campus are doing? Check out this new article just posted to EKU's main page by clicking here!

"Colonels Recycle" Envelopes


Look for our new "Colonels Recycle" envelopes can be used for:

  • Small Printer Cartridges;
  • Writing Instruments of all kinds;
  • Universal Waste Batteries; and

EKU Installs Solar Panels on New Science Building

EKU Installs Solar Panels on New Science Building


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