Solar field at the NJ School of Conservation

Sustainable Facilities

Facilities has been involved in sustainable efforts since the 1940s, when our first steam generation plant went into operation on campus. We will continue to encourage and develop responsible and responsive practices that will foster positive behaviors and attitudes towards environmental stewardship for the sustainability of both the present and future generations.

Aerial photo of campus from above Russ Hall

Did you know?

Montclair State became the first educational institution in the nation to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2009; committing to utilize the latest green technologies and practices on its 246-acre campus.

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How does Facilities make campus more sustainable?

Additional Resources

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Montclair State is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). All campus community members are eligible to sign-up for a free account which will allow them to access AASHE’s resource hub and communities.

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