Top Ten Greenest Colleges in the U.S., 2009

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.

Rank School
1. University of Colorado, Boulder
2. University of Washington, Seattle
3. Middlebury College
4. University of Vermont
5. College of the Atlantic
6. Evergreen State College
7. University of California, Santa Cruz
8. University of California, Berkeley
9. University of California, Los Angeles
10. Oberlin College
Source: The Sierra Club, September/October 2009. Web: Sierra Club .

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