University Sustainability

Defining Sustainability since 1899
Appalachian State University has been honored with the “Tree Campus USA” certification for several years in a row.
Appalachian State University has been honored with the “Tree Campus USA” certification for several years in a row.

Sustainability Ambassadors

The 2019 Sustainability Ambassadors are, L-R: Front Row: Thanh, Finley, Jen, Steffey, Annabelle, Brianna. Second Row: Jen (staff), Avia, Nathan, Grace, Max, Hannah, Jacob, Tori, Tyler, Nick, Garrett, and Rebecca (staff). Not pictured: Becca, Bonnie, Gaia, LuAnna, Sophia

The Office of Sustainability employs student interns who serve as peer educators to the campus community, bringing the concepts of sustainable living to their lives. Core functions of this group include:

  • Assist in green events efforts
  • Planning and participating in special events
  • Outreach and communication
  • Zero Waste Stadium at Mountaineer football