Santa Clara University

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Campus Operations

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Buildings and Grounds

Learn about sustainable features of our campus buildings and landscaping, including water conservation.

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Energy and Climate

Read about Santa Clara University's energy and climate initiatives.

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Food and Dining

SCU's dinning services provider, Bon Appetit, has joined with students, faculty, and staff to ensure a more sustainable food supply with minimal environmental impacts.

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Purchasing

Santa Clara University has policies to purchase sustainable products, including computers, cleaning chemicals to office paper.

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Transportation

The University operates a fleet of over 30 electric vehicles for campus operations. Staff and faculty receive benefits such as free carpool parking and reduced rates for public transportation.

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Waste Diversion

The Facilities department operates a comprehensive university-wide recycling and composting program, diverting 58 percent of waste from landfills in 2013.
Contact Us

Center for Sustainability
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053 sustainability@scu.edu