20 Reasons Why
UNH is One of the Most Sustainable Universities in the U.S.
Four three-star green-certified restaurants
Main campus powered by 100% renewable energy
All campus buses run on 100% alternative fuel
We’ve reduced greenhouse gases by 50% since 2001
Home to oldest endowed university sustainability program in the U.S.
300 faculty members conduct sustainability research
All residence halls have EPA ENERGY STAR rating (1st university in the U.S. to achieve this)
Highest possible score on Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll
Wildcat Stadium is a zero-waste facility
Whittemore Center Arena is also zero-waste
Our CO2 and N2 calculators are used by 1,000 colleges nationwide
Dining hall food waste gets composted (25,000 lbs. per month!)
Ranked Top 10 on Sierra Club’s Cool Schools List
First organic dairy research farm in the U.S.
Sustainability dual major
First university to offer ecogastronomy dual major
#2 in nation for study of ecology
Ecological Society of America
85% of campus energy comes from recycled landfill gas
New buildings are built to LEED standards
1 of only 7 universities nationwide to be STARS Platinum