Library Environmental Sustainability Group

Charge

The Environmental Sustainability Group (ESG) is charged with developing and recommending comprehensive strategies and institutional practices that promote sustainability within the Libraries, including measures to make more efficient use of resources as well as decrease the production of waste.

Functions

  1. Detail our sustainability practices and evaluate their effectiveness
  2. Draft policies intended to maximize the Library’s activities in the following areas:
    • Products/equipment made from sustainable items
    • Recycling and otherwise decreasing waste
    • Water conservation
    • Energy efficiency
  3. Share sustainability information and best practices with Library employees.