Learn how the Office of Sustainability demonstrated strength and resilience and continued to build a healthier, more sustainable campus community

students smile as they collect produce in the sunshine at LaFarmAs the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted normal operations at the College and exposed the fragility of the world in times of crisis, the Office of Sustainability’s mission to advance sustainability at Lafayette College, to serve as a community leader, and to help educate and inspire the next generation of problem-solvers was more vital than ever. This report is a snapshot of the progress made toward the College’s carbon neutrality commitment by 2035 and other sustainability efforts. By highlighting sustainable actions and achievements made across operations, education, research, and community engagement during 2019, 2020, and 2021, we are able to demonstrate our commitment to creating a more sustainable future at the College—and beyond.