Our Programs

Making the GW campuses, the surrounding community, and the world more sustainable through the university’s actions and the passion of its students, staff, and faculty is an ambitious aim. We invite all stakeholders to join the university on its sustainability journey. Learn more about our current programs:



Eco Equity Challenge

Our Eco-Equity Challenge Program aims to help undergraduate and graduate students connect with residents of Washington, D.C., to share their skills and find solutions to environmental and social justice issues.


Green Office Network

As the Office of Sustainability's primary program for engaging university employees, the Green Office Network is both a sustainability certification program and a coalition of aligned staff working to advance sustainability among their teams. 



Eco-Reps are sustainability leaders who promote a culture of sustainability within the GW residence halls and community. Eco-Reps inform and engage students in activities that encourage a sustainable lifestyle. 

compost team

GW Compost

The Office of Sustainability manages a robust compost program on campus that keeps over 100,000 pounds of organic materials out of landfills each semester. Click here to learn more about how you can compost at GW!


Green Move Out

Green Move-Out makes the residence hall move-out process more environmentally and community friendly through a multifaceted donation drive. Click here to learn more and sign up to volunteer at our next Green Move Out! 


GroW Garden

The GroW Garden offers GW students and community members a place to learn about native, organic food systems by providing service opportunities in sustainable gardening, food distribution, and community outreach.


Reuse Market

The Reuse Market is the flagship event within the Office of Sustainability’s Reuse, Renew, Repair Series: a collection of mending and upcycling workshops designed to foster a circular economy on campus.