Current Project

  • Increasing the number of Green Classroom Certifications for Duke Engineering courses

What is Green Classroom Certification?

It is a program of the Office of Sustainability that offers faculty practical ways to incorporate sustainability into the teaching and learning space.

Sustainability opportunities include:

  • Reducing paper use
  • Reducing energy use in the classroom
  • Reducing travel emissions by teleconferencing experts and lecturers.
  • Incorporating sustainability into coursework

To obtain certification, instructors complete a checklist of opportunities.

Certification is awarded based on completion of 25 of 35 items.

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What You Can Do

  • Faculty: Seek Green Certification for your course(s)—more information »
  • Students: Discuss sustainability and green classroom certification with fellow students and your instructors