*AASHE – The
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
As a member, our mission is to promote sustainability in all sectors of higher
education - from governance and operations to curriculum and outreach - through
education, communication, research and professional development.
*ACUPCC – The
American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)
is a high-visibility effort to address global climate disruption undertaken by a network of colleges and universities that have made institutional commitments to eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions from specified campus operations, and to promote the research and educational efforts of higher education to equip society to re-stabilize the earth’s climate. Its mission is to accelerate progress towards climate neutrality and sustainability by empowering the higher education sector to educate students, create solutions, and provide leadership-by-example for the rest of society. UW-Stevens Point was a Charter Signatory of the Presidents' Climate Commitment.
*MREA - The
Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) promotes renewable energy, energy
efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. Each
June the MREA hosts the Energy Fair. This event is the world's largest and
longest running energy education event.
*WPS – Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), UWSP’s energy
provider, currently supplies the campus with energy from renewable sources such
as wind and biomass through its NatureWise program.
*Energy Star is
a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.
Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment
through energy efficient products and practices. UWSP uses ENERGY STAR
appliances throughout campus, including the Dreyfus University Center Food Court
and the Debot Dining Center.