Sustainability at Ambler

The protection of our environment is of utmost importance to Temple University Ambler. That is why we place such an emphasis on lessening the University's impact on the communities in which we live and work.

Center for Sustainable Communities

The Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) develops and promotes new approaches to protect and preserve quality of life through sustainable development. The Center acts as a resource for government agencies, community organizations, and developers, providing objective information and services to improve decision-making relative to land use and water resources planning and development. Learn more about the Center for Sustainable Communities.

Ambler Campus Sustainability Council

The Ambler Campus Sustainability Council (ACSC) supports the development of sustainability initiatives on the Ambler Campus with respect to the built environment, environmental management, programs, services, and university policies. The Council identifies national innovations in the context of sustainable development and assesses Temple University’s participation in and readiness for sustainable development initiatives.

Courses in Sustainability

Sustainability, environmental education, and sustainable initiatives filter throughout the curriculum offered at Temple University Ambler. Learn more about courses in sustainability.

Ambler Arboretum

The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University has a diverse range of learning gardens, from formal perennial gardens to a green roof garden, which provide a rich diversity of garden experiences. Learn about the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University.

Division of Architecture and Environmental Design

The Division of Architecture and Environmental Design an academic and research unit within the Tyler Schools and is located at the Ambler and Main campuses with courses also available at the Center City and Harrisburg campuses. Learn about the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design.

Temple University Office of Sustainability 

Temple's Office of Sustainability is responsible for assessing the University's sustainability efforts, studying best practices and recommending tangible short- and long-term actions the University can take to promote environmental responsibility and pursue sustainable practices. Learn more about sustainability efforts at Temple.