We've got green thumbs, and buildings, and buses, and res halls, and a lot of other green initiatives. Everywhere you look, Loyola's using the latest technology to protect our planet. The water you drink, the energy you use, even the stuff you throw away—it's all evidence of our commitment to sustainability.
Low-impact travel options
A "Net-Zero" energy plan
Recycling and composting
Managing and conserving
Protecting fragile ecosystems
million gallons of rainwater that Loyola diverts annually from Chicago’s sewers
plastic soda bottles make up each chair at Engrained Café
square feet of green roofs at Loyola, the most of any college in the Midwest
“I can definitely say that my best memories were made at the gardens on campus. Having so much green space on an urban campus is a privilege. ”— Magdalena Nykaza
The new Institute of Environmental Sustainability combines academics and research with sustainable agriculture and community living. And it does it all in one amazing facility.