Environmental Management Guide for Colleges and Universities

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This Guide offers tools and approaches to meet a college or university’s goals for compliance, environmental performance, and sustainability in a proactive and effective manner.

It has been designed to increase:

• Awareness of environmental health and safety issues, regulatory requirements, and opportunities for improvement

• Compliance with environmental requirements

• Overall environmental performance

• Awareness of sustainability and opportunities to promote sustainability

• Effectiveness of projects or short-term efforts

• Use of management systems, approaches and procedures so that compliance, improved performance, and sustainability become a part of day-to-day operations