Sustainability at Rhodes

a sign that says Wildflower Experiment surrounded by flowers
people in beekeeping suits

Want to reduce your personal carbon footprint on campus?  Check out our campus map of filling stations for reusable water bottles, participate in campus recycling efforts, rent a bike from the campus bike co-op, and learn how our food provider, Bon Appetit, is creating a more sustainable campus dining experience. Below are some groups on campus already involved in sustainability efforts.

Rhodes Beekeeping Club

  • Joey Chopra (President)
  • Presence
  • Instagram
  • Join Presence to find out about the hive inspection schedule

Rhodes Sustainability Coalition

  • Mira Greenberg (President) & Lily Roberts (Vice President)
  • Instagram
  • Blog 

Roots – Botanical Society of America

Rhodes Tree Campus Committee

Rhodes Food Recovery Network

Rhodes Arboretum  (Explore our tree species!)

students clearing food trays

Check out this information for sustainable modes of transportation and ways to reduce plastic and food waste.

Map of Refillable Water-Bottle Stations (Downloadable PDF) (Interactive)
Project Green Forkcertified restaurants
City of Memphis bike/pedestrian site, with maps
Google biking route map
Commute Options Memphis, a site to help folks transition to other commuting options (including students)

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Want to incorporate sustainability information and issues into your academic experience? Check out some of our courses and internships below.