Top Ten Greenest Colleges in the U.S., 2008
The Sierra Club selected the top ten most environmentally friendly colleges and universities in the country. Results are based on clean-energy purchases, green-building policies, bike facilities, food served in dorms, and recognition by environmental organizations, among other factors. Honorable mentions this year include Carleton College, California State University at Chico, Unity College and Yale University.
|Rank||College Name||Location||Number of Students|
|1.||Middlebury College||Middlebury, Vt.||2,350|
|2.||University of Colorado at Boulder||Boulder, Colo.||29,000|
|3.||University of Vermont at Burlington||Burlington, Vt.||10,750|
|4.||Warren Wilson College||Swannanoa, N.C.||850|
|5.||Evergreen State College||Olympia, Wash.||4,400|
|6.||Arizona State University at Tempe||Tempe, Ariz.||51,500|
|7.||University of Florida at Gainesville||Gainesville, Fla.||50,000|
|8.||Oberlin College||Oberlin, Ohio.||2,800|
|9.||University of Washington at Seattle||Seattle, Wash.||39,250|
|10.||Tufts University||Medford, Mass.||8,500|
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