Office of Sustainability

Photo from Earth Day Fair

The Office of Sustainability provides students with the support to transform their interests in sustainability into passionate leadership. Whether we can encourage you to carry a reusable water bottle or inspire you to become a change agent for sustainability, there is a place and a way for you to get involved.

Oh, the Places You’ll Go…and the Things You’ll Learn

What do drones, coral reefs in Belize, backpacking across Alaska and exploring the Peruvian Amazon have in common? They’re all part of the Environmental Program here at Wake, where the world is your classroom. Explore to learn all about our environmental education and research opportunities.

And the Learning Doesn’t Stop There

Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell, author and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams and environmental activist Vandana Shiva are just a few of the world-renowned speakers the Office of Sustainability has brought to campus. In addition to keynote speakers, the Office of Sustainability hosts an annual Earth Week celebration to inspire action through service projects, tree plantings and celebrations.

Stop by Reynolda Hall 101 to learn about ways to get involved in campus sustainability.


Phone: 336.758.3328

Reynolda Hall 101


Move In / Move Out

Stop by our tent to pick up your personal recycling tote on Move-In Day. It’s yours to keep for all four years.

Get Involved

Volunteer in the Campus Garden, on the Compost Crew, on the Plant-forward Dining Committee or as an Environmental Educator in local schools.

Choose to Reuse

Fill up your reusable water bottle at any of more than 150 bottle-refilling stations across campus, and pick up your reusable to-go container at the Pit.

Lead the Way

Train to become a Sustainability Ambassador or Greeks Go Green certified peer-to-peer educator. Jump-start your career by applying for one of our internships.