Responsible Consumption

Our Vision: Cultivate a culture where all community members are cognizant of the impact of their actions on others and the environment; a place where we value spending time with one another. 


  1. Instill energy conservation into the culture of the institution as a fundamental value and priority through the development and implementation of an Energy Conservation Program. 
  2. Change or retrofit energy systems to make campus physical operations more energy efficient. 
  3. Reduce waste related to trash, printing, food, time, and expense.
  4. Increase the percentage of materials recycled annually. 
  5. Annually track perception and knowledge of sustainability though online survey. 


Each resident has the opportunity to compost, along with our Culinary Services.

Outdoor Recycling Bins 


At St. Ben's, we have single-stream, co-mingled recycling.