Sustainability Steering Committee

Providing oversight and recommendations for making UW-Stout more sustainable
In this Section

We are students, faculty, and staff who work to make our campus more sustainable. 

What does the Sustainability Steering Committee do?

  • Develop, update, and promote UW-Stout's Campus Sustainability Action Plan
  • Develop UW-Stout's greenhouse gas emissions goals and track our progress toward these goals
  • Assist with sustainability-related community outreach
  • Encourage the incorporation of sustainability into the curriculum, building renovation and construction projects, transportation, and more 

This committee is chaired by Sarah Rykal, Sustainability Manager.

Sustainability Steering Committee

Sub-Committees

The Sustainability Steering Committee also has three sub-committees:

  • Sustainable Construction and Renovation Sub-Committee -- Works with Facilities Management, architects, engineers, and contractors to ensure that new construction and renovation projects are incorporating green building practices into each project
  • Sustainability in the Curriculum Sub-Committee -- Works with professors to infuse sustainability into current courses and create new courses and programs that are sustainability-focused or sustainability-inclusive 
  • Sustainable Transportation Sub-Committee -- Works to expand infrastructure and programming for biking, walking, carpooling, and more.