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Greening the Campus

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North Lake College encourages a culture of environmental stewardship. Our mission, across campus, is to promote success, wellness and conservation.
 
We believe that sustainability is good business practice. The right investments now will generate eco-efficiencies and drive future resource preservation. Our sustainable practices are an ever-higher priority, a foundational part of campus culture designed to foster growing awareness of environmental responsibility.

Sustainability Initiatives

Learn more about the many ways that North Lake models sustainability in our community. You can also view a summary of our green practices as a poster-sized infographic (PDF).

Climate Leadership

NLC is a national leader in conservation and sustainability efforts. 

Get Involved

North Lake College’s Green Club offers students opportunities to promote environmental stewardship and awareness. For employees, the Sustainable Blazers organization is a chance to get involved.

Green Diploma

Participate in America's first graduation honors program for students who excel in classes with sustainable teaching methods and subjects that promote environmental awareness.

RecycleMania

We’re a four-time champion and longtime participant in this nationwide waste minimization competition.

Native Gardens

Our campus showcases native Texas plants and major reductions on irrigation.

Green Living

Check out our tips for incorporating environmental care into your life!​​​​​