Sustainability at Ohio State
Ohio State is a comprehensive land-grant research university with more than 600 faculty and research scientists in sustainability education and research; thousands of passionate students who take advantage of 900 courses that support sustainability learning; an enduring mission to serve our local and global communities; and a strong commitment to sustainability in its campus operations.
The complex challenges of sustainability and the need to improve social, economic and environmental conditions underscore the need for the deep integration Ohio State has across a breadth of disciplines including natural and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, engineering, public health, business, law, planning, policy, arts and humanities. These academic units and other internal partners such as research labs and centers, Student Life, and Administration and Planning departments collaborate and leverage our research and knowledge toward a more sustainable and resilient campus as well as our local and global communities.
What's new at the Sustainability Institute
SustainNews: Sharing Ohio State research, education, operations and outreach sustainability successes
Sustainability Institute Faculty Newsletter: Updates and opportunities for Ohio State faculty and researchers
Students and Sustainability: a Student Life newsletter for Ohio State undergraduates
Advanced BioSystems Workshop Toward a Circular Bioeconomy
Remade Circular Economy Tech Summit and Conference
A new collaboration between the Sustainability Institute at The Ohio State University and Rumpke Waste & Recycling will support advances in circular economy research, teaching and practices at a time when population growth in central Ohio is expected to bring new challenges to managing waste.