Count Up to Earth Day: Tip 12 Find a Green College

April 20th, 2012

This post is part of a series counting up to Earth Day on April 22. Check back for the rest of the 22 tips!

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the The Princeton Review teamed up to bring you an updated green college guide.

You can download the free guide to 322 green colleges right now.

The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition contains:

  • School profiles with application, admission, financial aid and student enrollment information
  • “Green Highlights” write-ups detailing each school’s most impressive environmental and sustainability initiatives
  • “Green Facts” sidebars reporting statistics and facts on everything from the school’s use of renewable energy sources, recycling and conservation programs to the availability of environmental studies programs, and green jobs career guidance
  • A glossary of 40+ green terms and acronyms from AASHE to “zero waste”
  • Lists identifying schools in the book with various green distinctions like LEED-certified buildings and signatories of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment.

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