Stewardship and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Stewardship and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Gonzaga University seeks to promote the quality and sustainability of the environment through the application of principles of stewardship derived from our Catholic tradition.

GU cuts down on paper

GU cuts down on paper

GU has dramatically decreased overall paper consumption in comparison to past years, according to results from the annual assessment of paper consumption.

Climate Action Plan

Climate Action Plan

This Climate Action Plan (CAP) is intended to guide Gonzaga in furthering its commitment to sustainability and to addressing climate change. We envision an appropriate and thorough integration of ecological… Read more

Recycling @ GU

Recycling @ GU

In 2012, WSRA named Gonzaga  higher education recycler of the year because of our commitment to recycling.  The 25-30% reduction of garbage by “recycling, composting, and innovating waste reduction policies”… Read more

Composting

Composting

Currently Sodexo and Plant Services are working to divert food and yard waste. Sodexo has reduced their waste from 3 garbage pick-ups to 2 garbage pick-ups per week. They hope… Read more

Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Academics & Administration:  Advocacy, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), Center for Community Action and Service Learning (CCASL), Climate Commitment, Curriculum for the Bioregion, School of Engineering and… Read more