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MCLA is Going Green.

What can you do?

Come to Green Team meetings!

Find out more about the MCLA Sustainability Committee, aka "Green Team"


Join the Environuts student club! Contact Jason Brown through Firstclass or check out Facebook.

Presidents' Climate Commitment

Learn about MCLA & this special network of American Colleges & Universities committed to sustainability.

Campus Gardens

Join us as we grow food and flowers at the Campus Gardens. Come and get your hands dirty!

Recycle electronics responsibly

Participate in MCLA electronics recycling collections or bring your old technology to Best Buy, Goodwill, or another collection point.

Recycling Visual Aids! 

Check out this photo guide to MCLA recycling.

Green Dates

Recognize these green dates! Celebrate the planet with the rest of the nation and the world by honoring Earth Day, Earth Hour, etc.

Take Charge, Take the Pledge!

Sign an online pledge to positively contribute to reducing MCLA's carbon footprint through a few simple steps. 

Your Global Ecological Footprint

Calculate your ecological footprint at home and at MCLA.

MCLA Employees

Go paperless with your pay advices!  Go to the MA State Employee PayInfo.

    Light Bulb Swap for Resident

    Bring your incandescent light bulbs to the Hoosac Hall front desk to trade for energy efficient compact fluorescent bulbs(CFLs)*Remember to handle burned out CFLs carefully* Bring them to your dorm front desk for proper disposal.

    Venable Hall Solar Panels

    Check out real-time monitoring of our photovoltaic array, located on the roof top of Venable Hall.  At you can monitor the power output as well as air temperature and wind speed data.

    Recycle Used Batteries!

    Take your used batteries to the Physics Department in Bowman Hall outside the Machine Shop.