As a leader in sustainability, UB is committed to protecting and enhancing the environment and our surrounding communities. You can help by making “green” choices when you live at UB.
Living on-campus means you’re closer to everything. You can often walk to class, sporting events and other on-campus activities.
UB offers plenty of ways to travel around campus using alternative transportation methods. Our system of convenient, free shuttles and buses make it easy to get around, with stops conveniently located at (or near) all of UB’s official residence halls and apartment complexes.
Here are some other ways to use green transportation:
Whether you want to bring a bicycle to campus or use our innovative bike share program, UB offers many resources for students who want to bike on campus. In fact, UB was recently awarded a Bronze Bicycle Friendly America Award from the League of American Bicyclists.
When you eat in our dining centers, 100% of the food waste is composted on campus, keeping it out of local landfills.
Centrally located near many of our residence halls and apartments, Lake LaSalle is a popular outdoor spot for taking nature walks, boating, or simply relaxing.
Greiner Hall received a gold rating under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification system for its many environmentally friendly features, including:
Campus residents are encouraged to learn more about how they can support campus recycling efforts.