- Haskell is working on a green building policy.
- The university is planning to renovate Minoka Hall according to LEED-Silver specifications. The building will feature new windows and straw-bale insulation.
- To decrease energy use, existing buildings feature energy management systems, efficient lighting, and timers for temperature control.
- Low-flow faucets and showerheads and waterless urinals have been installed to save water, and campus buildings feature water metering.
Climate Change & Energy
- Haskell is working on an inventory of its greenhouse gas emissions.
- Preventative maintenance is regularly performed on building energy systems.
- The university holds campaigns to encourage members of the campus community to reduce their energy use.
- The school recycles traditional materials including aluminum, cardboard, glass, paper, and some plastics.
- Haskell also recycles its used computers and printer cartridges.
- The dining halls serve local foods.
- Students are engaged with sustainability topics through guest speakers, environmental volunteer projects, and eco-friendly events.
- The university is developing a competition for reducing energy use and recycling in dorms.
- The Haskell Wetlands Preservation Organization and the Ecology Club are dedicated to protecting wetland ecosystems, including the wetland next to campus.
- Twenty-five students have declared an environmental science academic major.
- To promote walking and biking on campus, the campus interior roads are closed to cars.