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Sustainability Academic Resources Guide: Home

Sustainability resources

Sustainability Calculators

Carbon Calculator from Conservation International

Calculate your annual carbon footprint, or the carbon impact of a personal vacation or event, using the quick or detailed option.

Paper Calculator from the Environmental Paper Network

Measure the environmental impact of your or your organization's paper usage, and compare the impact of using different types of paper.

Sustainability on the Campus


The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education connects the higher education community with a wealth of resources and professional development opportunities.

Second Nature

Provides resources and advisement to campus administrators for their sustainability initiatives and goals. 

Getting to Green

Blog from Inside Higher Ed focused on sustainability on the campus.

Sustain US

An organization with a mission to empower young people to advance sustainable development.

Power Shift Network

An organization to mobilizes the collective power of young people to mitigate climate change and create a just, clean energy future and resilient, thriving communities for all.

Sustainability Action Resources

If you are a student interested in community engagement around environmental action, you may want to check out the Sustainability Action Resources Guide.

Wecome to the SU Libraries Sustainability Academic Resources Guide!

In conjunction with Salisbury University’s sustainability initiatives, including the 2010 SU Climate Action Plan with its aim to reduce and offset the university’s greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, SU Libraries has put together a Sustainability Resources Guide. The purpose of the guide is to allow students and researchers to quickly identify key SU resources and outside materials for their areas of sustainability research.

To assist you with your sustainability research needs, this guide provides information on:

For question, comments, or recommendations about this guide or regarding sustainability resources, please contact the Subject Librarian shown in the contact box to the right.

This U.S. Government photo taken on the Chesapeake Bay shows a reflection of a footprint, representing the impact that each one of us has on the environment, and our responsibility to preserve it.

SU Libraries Handout