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About Sustainability at Coastal Carolina University

Sustain Coastal, in partnership with TD, is committed to transform Coastal Carolina University into an environmentally sustainable university through campus operations, student curriculum, engaging students through learning and outreach, and collaboration in the community through sustainable stewardship of resources.

Established in 2005, Sustain Coastal coordinates sustainable projects and programs on campus and in the community, including recycling, water refill stations, waste reduction, conservation, alternative transportation, as well as campus events such as the Farmers Markets, Sustainability Fair, Landfill on the Lawn, Celebrate the Earth and Campus Salvage.

The office manages the Eco-Rep Leaders, the Student Green Team and serves as an advisor to the Students for Environmental Awareness club.

In September 2013, a partnership with TD Bank was announced. Read the press release here, Major gift will support sustainability, athletics and scholarships.

For more information, please call 843-349-5041 or email sustain@coastal.edu. For questions about recycling at Coastal, please email recycle@coastal.edu.


Professional Associations


News and Events

Plastic Paradise Screening

Sustain Coastal will be showing the documentary, Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Lib Jackson Student Union theater. To learn more about the documentary, visit the website: Plastic Paradise.

Upcoming Events

Click here for a complete list of the Teal Goes Green Calendar.