Sustainability

Lehigh Dining joins movement to ban plastic straws as part of its sustainability efforts.

The National Science Foundation has awarded Professor Zicheng Yu a grant to study the rapidly changing Arctic and track the dynamics of peatlands as part of one of its ten “Big Ideas” for scientists to tackle.

Lehigh installs 25 additional ‘smart’ waste-and-recycling bins across campus in continuing efforts in sustainability.

Their hopes are bolstered by the largest inventory in two decades.

The former president of Ireland spoke about the global impact of climate change at the Kenner Lecture for Cultural Understanding. 

Lehigh is one of only three colleges in Pennsylvania to get a silver rating in 2017.

The university pledges to buy at least 20 percent of its food from sustainable sources by 2020.

Study finds that the higher the concentration of cocoa exports, the more elevated the rates of deforestation.

Lehigh University researcher Santiago Herrera studies connectivity patterns in habitat-forming corals in the Gulf of Mexico, key to restoring marine ecosystems damaged by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Lehigh’s Engineers Without Borders collaborate with the village of Cebadilla.