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Sustainability Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools.


UNO is dedicated to exploring ways to introduce and support sustainability efforts on campus and in the community. UNO defines sustainability as using resources wisely and engaging in actions that:

  • are environmentally friendly, socially responsible, & financially feasible; and
  • benefit present and future generations of people.


Getting Started

  • Global Footprint Network
    Measures how much land and water area a human population requires to produce the resource it consumes and to absorb its wastes.
  • GreenBiz
    News, reports, forums, tweets, directories and other resources.
  • EDF+ Business
    Environmental Defense Fund's guide to sustainable business.
  • Environmental Leader
    Environmental news, videos, charts and online discussion.
  • Treehugger
    Articles and stories in sustainability practices and green news are divided into the categories of design, technology, transportation, science, business, living, energy, slideshows, and social.