What You Can Do…Get Involved!
What is your personal environmental impact? How many resources does it take to support your current lifestyle?
The Office of Sustainability started in 2007.
Mason aspires to be climate neutral by 2050.
We received our second STARS Gold rating in 2017.
Students can choose from over 125 Green Leaf courses.
Students can experience a Sustainability pathway through General Education courses (Mason ENCORE series).
What Mason is Doing
The mission of the sustainability office is to use the strengths of George Mason University - innovation, responsiveness, flexibility, and community strength - to provide leadership in environmental, social, and economic stewardship on our campuses and throughout the local and global communities of which we are a part.
Our office manages the Facilities FAQ containing the most frequently asked questions about Energy and Building, Gardens and Landscape, Recycling and Waste Management, Stormwater, Sustainable Food and Mason Dining, and Transportation. Please go here to view the resources page.
For all other Facilities related questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Join us at the 5th annual 9/11 Day of Service in the Innovation Food Forest, the Potomac Heights Vegetable Garden, or the Presidents Park Greenhouse!
Register at https://911day.gmu.edu.
Please check-in at the Johnson Center before heading to the gardens and greenhouse.
Come see Sustainable Mason, student green groups, and other student and community organizations at the GetConnected Fair, Mason’s largest organization fair! Come out and learn how to get involved at Mason!!!
Have an idea to make Mason greener or more efficient? Submit for funding from the Patriot Green Fund! Any student, faculty, or staff member may apply for funds to support a sustainability project. Please see Apply for Funds or the new Frequently Asked Questions page for details about the type of projects that are supported by the PGF.
Wonder how to write a successful Patriot Green Fund (PGF) application? Curious about PGF and its application process? Please join Office of Sustainability and OSCAR staff for joint PGF and URSP application workshop in Fenwick 1014B Instruction Room.