Campus Sustainability Committee
The Sustainability Committee works to engage the campus on sustainability topics and to create a more sustainable Drew. It has representatives from all three schools. View the committee’s membership.
Below are some of the programs promoting sustainability at Drew.
A bicycle rental program for students to get around campus and downtown using alternative transportation. Simply register for the program and pick up your bicycle and lock! Bicycles are painted yellow with ‘Drew University’ on the frame.
Need a ride? Leave your car at home and take a Prius Zipcar! Located in the Tilghman lot, the cars are available by registering at zipcar.com/drew. Drew Zipcars are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Registration includes gas, maintenance and insurance. Whether you need to pick up groceries, or go for an interview, leave your car at home and grab a Zipcar!
Certified LEED-Silver by the United States Green Building Council
The new residence hall heats and cools the building using geothermal energy. The building utilizes the earth’s consistent 55 degree temperature to more efficiently control the building’s temperature for occupants.
New Environmental Studies and Sustainability Major
Following a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Drew’s Environmental Studies Minor was expanded to include a Major in Environmental Studies and Sustainability. For more information, visit the ESS website.
Lug a Mug Program
Drew encourages using a reusable mug in place of disposable beverage containers. The Snack Bar (UC) and the Seattle’s Best Coffee Bar (BC) will offer discounts to Drew Community members carrying a mug.