How are we doing on our Sustainability Goals?

Carbon Neutral by 2025: 63% progress toward our goal
30% Real Food by 2020: 73% progress toward our goal
Zero Waste by 2020: 86% progress toward our goal

Environmental Justice during Covid-19

Explore our Goals

Take a look at what we’ve accomplished:

Accomplishments Overview (pdf)                                            Awards (pdf)
Cost Savings (pdf)                                                                         Carbon Neutrality (pdf)
Waste (pdf)                                                                                     Social Justice (pdf)
Water (pdf)                                                                                     Living Laboratory (pdf)
Transportation (pdf)                                                                    Health and Wellness (pdf)
Food (pdf)                                                                                       Education (pdf)
Buildings (pdf)                                                                               Landscaping (pdf)
Student Sustainability Network (pdf)

Virtual Campus Sustainability Tour

Check out our GIS Sustainability Tour Map

Sustainability-Related Projects Have Saved Macalester $3M

As of Sept. 2019, sustainability-related projects across campus have saved Macalester more than $3M. The projects fall into three main categories:
83.6% Energy                                         16% Paper Reduction                                           0.4% Water

More detail can be found at Sustainability-Related Cost Savings (PDF).

Sustainability Office Blog