The Office of Sustainability is involved in various events throughout the year.

  1. Campus Sustainability Month: October
  2. Game Day Challenge: Fall Semester
  3. Kent Green Energy Ohio Tour: Spring Semester
  4. Campus Race to Zero Waste: Spring Semester
  5. E-Cycle Drive: March
  6. Earth Month Events: April
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:44pm
Kent State University faculty, staff and students are invited to ride a bicycle or walk along the Lefton Esplanade for the fifth annual “Let’s Take a Ride/Walk” event on Thursday, Sept. 10. “Let’s Take a Ride/Walk” is a free event that encourages the Kent State community to adopt...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:41pm
Kent State Geography Professor Andrew Curtis and his doctoral student Laura Schuch, in the College of Arts and Sciences, have developed mapping approaches that can help predict neighborhood lead exposure in children, which continues to be a health concern in older neighborhoods i...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:39pm
Anything is possible. Theresa Medrano, a Kent State University senior from Westlake, Ohio, is living proof of this.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:38pm
Kent State University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which is the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning and civic engagement. 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:36pm
University teams up with PepsiCo to increase recycling efforts on campus The PepsiCo Dream machine, located in the Kent Student Center, is an innovative system that rewards people with points for every recycled plastic PET #1 empty beverage bottle or aluminum can.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:32pm
Kent State University and the city of Kent, Ohio, were awarded the inaugural Catalytic Partnership Award for their collaboration to revitalize downtown Kent and improve the connectivity of the campus and the city. The Greater Ohio Policy Center established the Catalytic Partners...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 12:00am
A Kent State University student’s interpretive sign project is helping the university become more environmentally friendly. Krisztina Janossy, who graduated this past December, started her interpretive design project for sustainable features on the Kent Campus. Janossy created si...
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 1:31pm
Kent State University faculty, staff and students collected 497,134 pounds of recyclables during the 2015 RecycleMania challenge, recycling an average of 62,142 pounds weekly. Between Feb. 1 and March 28, more than 300 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada particip...