Drew University Energy Star Policy

All appliances and electronics purchased must meet the government’s Energy Star guidelines for efficiency. Drew University’s Instructional Technology Services practices EPEAT Silver or higher procurement for computers and monitors.

Drew University Environmentally Responsible Building Guidelines

Guidelines for new construction and major renovations.

Green Cleaning

Drew contracts with a custodial company that uses 90% Green Seal Certified cleaning supplies. More information about this certification is available at greenseal.org.

Recycling Policy

All paper products, bottles, cans, and electronics generated on campus that have reached the end of their useful life are recycled, pursuant to New Jersey state laws.

Native Tree/Plant Policy

All trees planted on campus must be native to the area. Only native perennials are planted on campus. Drew has a 1 to 1 tree replacement policy. For every tree that we remove, one is planted in its place someplace on campus.

No Idling Policy

Idling for more than three (3) minutes is prohibited in New Jersey with limited exceptions. Drew University has recently instituted its own no idling policy and installed “No Idling Zone” signs to spread awareness around campus.

Paper Purchasing Policy

Drew University purchases 100% post-consumer content, American-made paper products in its operations, actively procures double-sided printing techniques, and educates its members to reduce paper and toner usage.