Sustainability at CNM

CNM's sustainability initiatives, achievements, and education.


Sustainability Goals 

CNM’s overarching Sustainability goal is to reduce waste, water use, energy use, and carbon emissions while educating the CNM community about sustainable practices. See how we are meeting these goals.


  • 2009-2012: The President’s Sustainability and Climate Commitment Task Force (PSCC) identified nine areas of impact and suggested specific actions for each area. Details can be found in this document.  
  • 2012-2015: The Sustainability Curriculum Team (SCT) improved our sustainability efforts in academics, one of the nine areas of impact identified by PSCC. In the Summer of 2015, SCT was reorganized to become a faculty-led committee.
  • 2015-Present: The Physical Plant and the Sustainability Committee (SC) continue our efforts to meet the CNM sustainability goals.