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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. 

All Gender Restrooms

The fourth floor of Smith houses PSU's first multi-stall all gender restroom. Opening in the winter of 2013, just outside of the Queer Resource Center, the restroom was created to add accessible, inclusive, and safe restroom options for the campus community. In th esummer of 2015, PSU developed and implemented an all gender restroom policy creating more all gender restrooms options across campus including several multi-stall options. 

Hydration Stations

Help PSU “Take Back the Tap” by refilling your reusable water bottle at one of more than 20 filtered water stations on campus (look for one in the Smith lobby). Initiated by a student campaign, these refilling 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 and compost station. 

Seed Library

Located in the Student Sustainability Center on the first floor mezzanine level in M104, PSU's seed library includes over 350 different seed varieties and gardening books for students, staff and faculty to check out.  While harvesting and donating seeds back tothe library is encouraged, it is optional.  Visit the seed library for more information. 

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17. PSU ReUse Room
18. Lincoln Hall
19. Broadway Cycle Track 
20. Geothermal & District Energy Loop 
21. Fourth Avenue Parklet
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