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Sustainable Office Program

Lehigh University’s Sustainable Office Program is a voluntary, self-guided program designed for faculty and staff to take the lead on promoting sustainable practices in the workplace. By taking action in a variety of topic areas, offices can reduce their environmental footprint, be responsible stewards of university’s resources, and contribute to Lehigh’s sustainability goals and commitments. 

Process

Registration

Complete the registration form. Once your registration is submitted, a member of our Sustainable Office team will contact you.

 

Baseline Survey

Complete the baseline survey.  A member of the Sustainable Office Program team will email you the baseline survey form for you to complete.  You can view a PDF version of the baseline survey (see below) before you begin.

 

Meeting

Meet with the Office of Sustainability's Sustainable Office Program team to go over your baseline survey, discuss office improvements, and determine next steps.

 

Checklist of Actions

Complete the checklist of actions.  A member of the Sustainable Office Program team will email you the checklist of actions form for you to complete. You can view a PDF version of the checklist of actions (see below) before you begin.

 

Thank you for taking the initiative to make Lehigh more sustainable!

Certification

Depending on the number of action items your office is able to complete, your office will receive bronze, silver, gold or platinum Sustainable Office certification!

Documents

       

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Resources

 

Contact Us

Please contact the Office of Sustainability (sustainability@lehigh.edu) with any questions, concerns, or ideas.