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20 Reasons Why

UNH is One of the Most Sustainable Universities in the U.S.

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Four three-star green-certified restaurants

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Main campus powered by 100% renewable energy

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All campus buses run on 100% alternative fuel

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We’ve reduced greenhouse gases by 50% since 2001

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Home to oldest endowed university sustainability program in the U.S.

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300 faculty members conduct sustainability research

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All residence halls have EPA ENERGY STAR rating (1st university in the U.S. to achieve this)

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Highest possible score on Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll

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Wildcat Stadium is a zero-waste facility

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Whittemore Center Arena is also zero-waste

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Our CO2 and N2 calculators are used by 1,000 colleges nationwide

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Dining hall food waste gets composted (25,000 lbs. per month!)

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Top 10 place to study natural resources and conservation
USA Today

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First organic dairy research farm in the U.S.

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Sustainability dual major

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First university to offer ecogastronomy dual major

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#2 in nation for study of ecology
Ecological Society of America

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85% of campus energy comes from recycled landfill gas

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New buildings are built to LEED standards

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1 of only 3 universities nationwide to be STARS Platinum

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