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Energy and

Sustainability Commission

The Environmental and Sustainability Commission has been a part of Student Government for the past 6 years and was renewed again for 2017-18 by President Payne with the signing of Executive Order 103-02.

This Commission is tasked with finding ways to make EMU more eco-friendly. The Commission will be working on initiatives such as:

  •      Educate students on individual impact and reducing personal waste

  •      Improve recycling operations

  •      Reduce food waste and help dining improve efficiency

  •      Promote energy reduction across campus

  •      Sustainability programming

  •      Advising student organizations of how to make their events waste free

For more information on the Commission, or if you would like to get involved by joining the Commission please contact Leah Vanlandingham (, the Director of Sustainability.



Contact Director of Sustainability Leah        Vanlandingham           

Sustainability is "A process of change in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations" -The World Commission on Environment and Development

Past Accomplishments and Events

Education and aiding students in sustainability related projects

In addition to a bike fixing station outside of the Student Center, We have kickstarted the EMU Bike Share initiative!

Return of Halal meat on campus

Numerous campus clean ups

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