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      Our Goals

      2021 —

      1990 Emissions Levels


      The University of Ar­kansas's mid-term (2021) goal for green­house gas reduction is to reduce to our 1990 emis­sions levels even as our campus grows.

      2021 —

      Zero Waste


      As part of our mid-term emis­sions goal, the Uni­versity of Arkansas is striving to become a zero waste institution by the year 2021.

      2040 —

      Carbon Neutrality


      The University of Arkansas signed the College and University Pre­sidents Climate Com­mittment in 2007, pledging our long-term goal to become carbon neutral by mid-century.


      National Center for Science Education

      Our National Council for Science and the Environment University Affiliate status provides us with many opportunities to collaborate on a national level with peer institu­tions and policy experts. As a part of the UA community, you not only have access to publications and databases, but you can take ad­vantage of the Environ­mental Internship Clearing­house portal.

      U. S. Green Building Council

      As a full-time UA employee, you can take advantage of price discounts on USGBC educational materials, exam fees, publications, and more. You can also access informational resources and some online educational mat­erials for free.

      Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

      As a UA student, faculty, or staff member, you have access to a variety of AASHE resources, including sustain­ability research, discounts, and professional develop­ment oppor­tunities. To access these bene­fits, just create an account using your @uark.edu email address.

      Our Partners

      The Sustainability Consortium
      Division of Agriculture