Green at Oberlin

Get Involved

Get Involved
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Oberlin offers students many ways to get involved with sustainability on campus. From the Bike Co-op to the Recycling Conservation Team, the George Jones Farm to the Campus Composting Work Group, green groups often need extra hands to get their projects off the ground.

During winter term and spring break, students often intern with such national green associations as the Sierra Club, the World Wildlife Federation, the National Zoo, among others. Their work ranges from outdoor schools to permaculture gardens.

Once on campus, you may choose to get involved in already established student groups that focus on green issues and environmental sustainability.

Read examples of our collaborations on campus:
•  Light Bulb Brigade
•  SEED House

Read student and alumni submissions about sustainability in the Oberlin Stories project:
On Starting the Free Store
On The Big Swap 
On Teaching the Planet EarthExCo
On Owning a Climate Neutral Home in Oberlin
On Starting an Agency to Help Inner City Children in Milwaukee


To connect with other students and organizations that are passionate about sustainability issues, visit and or contact:
Office of Environmental Sustainability
173 W. Lorain St., Room 209
(440) 775-6354
sustainability@oberlin.edu