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About Energy, Utilities, and Sustainability

The Facilities Energy, Utilities, and Sustainability organization is dedicated to responsible management of the natural resources needed to assure the continued efficient operations of the Cal Poly campus. Electricity, natural gas, water, and various other resources are critical to operating a successful university; Cal Poly is an award winning leader in sustainability because we manage those resources using sustainability as a driving force in campus planning and operations. Read more about Cal Poly's commitment to sustainability here.

Mark Your Calendar for Cal Poly Earth Week, April 25-27th!

Join us for a variety of events to celebrate Cal Poly going climate neutral! The series begins with Zero Waste Day on Tuesday, April 25th, continues with Climate and Clean Technology Day on Wednesday, April 26th, and ends on Thursday, April 27th with Local Food and Water Day. Interested in presenting or showing a movie, hosting a booth, or volunteering, fill out the hyperlinked forms! Questions? Email

Sign up to present, volunteer, or table during Earth Week! ›

The Journey to Zero Waste Continues

Cal Poly continues to work to become a Zero Waste campus. Efforts to promote recycling and composting across campus as well as encouraging the community to reduce and reuse is a major priority for the university.

Keep reading about how Zero Waste is in your hands! ›

Sustainability report

Cal Poly Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

Every two years the Cal Poly Energy, Utilities and Sustainability Department produces a report to highlight the efforts happening around campus. This publication is intended to highlight some of Cal Poly's sustainability achievements within Facilities and Operations, and across the campus community as a whole.

Read and download the PDF version of the report ›

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