Sustainability at Butler
Butler University strives to serve as a sustainability leader in the City of Indianapolis and the State of Indiana. Butler is a signatory of Second Nature’s Carbon Commitment to become carbon neutral by 2050, a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, and a member of the United States Green Building Council. Butler is also a Tree Campus USA University and a Gold Level Conservation Champion—the highest level of landscape conservation management identified by the Indiana Wildlife Federation.
Butler University Sustainability and Climate Action Plan
The Butler University Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (BUSCA) is the roadmap and guiding document for Butler’s sustainability and carbon neutrality programs and projects.
Sustainable Campus Competition LIVE! Winner
Butler University and IUPUI won $50,000 to implement a full-scale composting project between the two universities.
Sustainable Landscaping Plan
The Butler Sustainable Landscaping Plan describes Butler’s extensive sustainable landscaping practices.
Student-Led Food Recovery Network
You can volunteer to help rescue uneaten food from the dining halls and donate to area shelters.