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Jacksonville University is committed to the development and continual enhancement of a sustainable campus. We view sustainability as the physical development and institutional operating practices that meet the needs of present users without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, particularly with regard to use and waste of natural resources. Sustainable practices support ecological, human, and economic health and vitality. Sustainability presumes that resources are finite, and should be used conservatively and wisely with a view to long-term priorities and consequences of the ways in which resources are used. In simplest terms, sustainability is about our children and our grandchildren, and the world we will leave them.

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Healthy Campus Icon Legend

The signs around campus will point you in the direction of different landmarks and features. Sometimes, you'll see an icon next to something to denote that a particular item is part of the Healthy Campus program. The yellow icons () are associated with Environmental Health. Here's what those icons mean:

Icon: Solar Energy
Icon: Single Stream Recycling
 
Icon: Sustainable Dining
Icon: Refilling Stations