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August 14, 2012

Back to School: The Top 10 Green Colleges

Sierra magazine Cool SchoolsIt's almost time to dust off that backpack and head back to campus. We've got a week's worth of tips to get you excited about a green education. 

Tip #2: Choose a Cool School

Want to attend a university that's as serious about protecting the planet as you are? Sierra magazine ranked the nation's top ten colleges in its annual Cool Schools issue. UC Davis, Sierra’s number one school this year, stands out for its well-rounded set of sustainable efforts, including establishing rigorous green purchasing standards, diverting 70% of the school’s trash, and offering extraordinary transportation solutions: 20,000 bicycles park on campus every day. 

Check out the complete ranking of 96 schools to find out how your favorite school scored!

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