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Sustainability at Keene State

Statement of Purpose

Sustainability, the collective commitment to human dignity for all people and ecological integrity in all places, is a core value at Keene State College. The work of advancing sustainability is a campus-wide endeavor. Through collective action we strive to build a more just, resilient, and sustainable future for all.

Our Sustainability Achievements

  • STARS Gold – a top tier ranking for campus sustainability
  • 80% of campus is heated by a clean and renewable fuel source
  • Sustainability is a College-Wide Learning Outcome

Our Sustainability Goals

  • 50% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030; achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
  • 100% of campus powered by renewables by 2030
  • Qualify as a Zero-Waste campus by 2030

Sustainability News

Spring 2022 KSC Sustainability Newsletter

Change Makers

Is there a colleague you’d like to recognize for their effort to integrate sustainability into their work and/or how they engage with the KSC community? Or, perhaps you have a perspective or idea which can help Keene State become more and more sustainable.

We want to hear from you!

All submissions will be reviewed by The Sustainability Council.

Contact the Sustainability Office

Kate Witte
Sustainability Coordinator