The U.S.’ roughly
4,000 colleges and universities often resemble small cities and
grapple with a wide range of environmental issues caused by their
facilities and activities. To bring a sense of order to the environmental
compliance process and encourage continual improvement, many
campuses are establishing Environmental Management Systems (EMSs).
An EMS’ systematic
approach provides a greater assurance about maintaining environmental
compliance as well as a wide range of other benefits – from
cost savings to public relations opportunities.
About EMS: Learn the basics about EMSs, and view their benefits,
a glossary, and FAQs.
Road Map: Review
a step-by-step guide for developing and maintaining an EMS.
and Resources: Find valuable EMS resources, including upcoming trainings and
events, expert advice, and interactive resources.
how campuses across the country have established EMSs.
Support: Find out
how EPA is supporting this valuable initiative.