Here’s how you can take action and help the USC community develop and implement innovative solutions that will build a more sustainable society.

Chelsea Graham and Sam Schongalla from the office of sustainability, along with university arborist Michael Wallich plant a tree in Founders Park during the celebration of arbor day, April 28, 2023.

Complete the Online Employee Sustainability Training

Explore how USC is achieving its sustainability goals on campus and discover how to become a sustainable USC Employee. This short, online, two-part training is designed to engage staff and faculty in sustainable practices both on and off campus.

Students tabling at a sustainable event.

Make Your Event Sustainable

Hosting green events is a great way for you to advance sustainability on campus. Little behavioral changes can add up to a big environmental impact!

A graphic from the Green Your Office page.

Green Your Office

From adjusting your office’s lighting to the types of office supplies you choose and use, there are many things you can do to make your office more sustainable.

USC students tailgating ahead of a game.

Green Tailgating

Help all Trojans win by making every game you attend a “Green Game!” These tips can help make your tailgates more sustainable.

The Climate Momentum Project logo.

Climate Momentum Seed Funds

The Climate Momentum Project is based upon a vision that through interdisciplinary leadership in storytelling, the arts, communication, and behavioral messaging, USC will help to catalyze people, organizations, and policymakers to adopt existing and future climate solutions. 

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Buy Green

Use the Sustainable Purchasing Guide for information on how to make environment-friendly purchasing decisions at USC.

The Los Angeles skyline, image from the LA Green Business Program website.

LA Green Business Program

 Businesses enroll in this free program to save money on utilities and be part of the solution to the climate crisis. 

Zero Waste Zone signage and Multi-stream Bins.

Waste Resources

Access resources for universal and e-waste materials, request a recycling bin or get information for battery recycling/disposal and toner/ink cartridge recycling.