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 2018 Sustainability Ambassadors are, L-R: Front Row: Hannah Mitchell, Nick Shanahan, Blake Hornsby. Second Row: Steffy Guigou, Hannah Emery, Darya Silchenko, Veronica Hayes, Bonnie Allen, Sarah Sussman. Third Row: Tyler Johnson, Anisha Sharma, Devyn Barron, Eric Halverson. Not pictured: Samantha Smyth, Gaia Lawing, Kenny Warren, Nathan Teeters, LuAnna Nesbitt, and Thanh Schado.

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