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Green Campus Tour: Smith Memorial Student Union

Smith is a hub of student activity and is also home to many sustainability innovations.

Green Screen
Located in the Smith lobby, this interactive dashboard allows visitors to see real-time water and energy use for the building. Additional “green screens” are slated for other buildings across campus to promote carbon awareness and resource stewardship.

Hydration Stations
Help PSU “Take Back the Tap” by refilling your reusable water bottle at one of more than 20 hydration stations on campus, including one in the Smith lobby. Initiated by a student campaign, these filtered water stations are helping to reduce plastic waste from disposable water bottles.

Composting Station – Viking Food Court
PSU’s commitment to diverting food waste from landfills is
exemplified through this creative recycling station. It features a mural painted by a senior capstone class from the art department, which depicts the underground world of soil and organisms that food composting helps nourish.

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15. Science Research Center
16. South Park Blocks
17. PSU ReUse Room
18. Lincoln Hall
19. Broadway Cycle Track
20. Geothermal & District Energy Loop