Sustainability

Washington College is committed to supporting the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it. Meet our team.

Center for Environment & Society
CES develops programs, opportunities, and resources to promote community learning and environmental resilience.

Eastern Shore Food Lab
ESFL promotes nourishing food in support of human and environmental health from breadmaking to wildcrafting.

River and Field Campus
RAFC dedicates 4,700 acres to grasslands restoration, bird banding, labs, wild food research, and a plans for a student farm.

Rose O’Neill Literary House
The Lit House hosts speakers and workshops that examine how stories, language, and ideas connect us.

Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience
The Starr Center promotes the study of American history and culture, providing context for social and ecological justice.


Back to TapBack to Tap Reduce bottled water.

Bee Campus USABee Campus USA Promote insect biodiversity.

Bike ShareBike Share Travel without emissions.

Campus GardenCampus Garden Grow our habitat.

Conserve EnergyConserve Energy Scale back carbon.

Compost ProgramCompost Program Recycle organics.

Electric VehiclesElectric Vehicles Power EV transport.

Food Recovery NetworkFood Recovery Network Support community.

Green Spaces Campus MapGreen Spaces Campus Map Experience our campus.

Health and WellnessHealth and Wellness Sustain personal resilience.

RecyclingRecycling Appreciate renewable materials.

PermaculturePermaculture Learn from nature.

Solar Renewable Energy CertificatesSolar Energy Power without emissions.

Stormwater SanctuaryStormwater Sanctuary Watershed stewardship.

Student Environmental AllianceStudent Env. Alliance Advocate for ecological justice.

Tree Campus Higher EducationTree Campus Higher Ed Celebrate our arboretum.


Washington College sustainability

 Illustration by Nicole Hatfield