ASI holds a strong commitment to environmentally responsible planning and sustainable projects. ASI-managed facilities and programs have implemented guidelines for sustainable development and goals throughout operations of the organization.
ASI strives for responsible facility management to ensure proper usage of natural resources and environmental impact reduction.
Cal Poly Recreation Center
Daily and long-term sustainable facility operations solutions are implemented and continually progressing to reduce the environmental impact of this state-of-the-art recreational space.
The Recreation Center received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council which is the second-highest certifications awarded through the LEED rating system.
Want to get involved with sustainability on campus but don’t know where to start? Sustainability Roundtables are the place for you! Sustainability Roundtables are open to anyone in the Cal Poly community as a way to connect each week and discuss sustainability and social justice efforts on campus. Sustainability Roundtables are being held virtually over Zoom.
Joining a Cal Poly club focused on sustainable topics is a great way to get involved, meet new friends, and make a positive impact on our planet. Visit Cal Poly Clubs & Organizations for even more opportunities to get involved on campus!
Join the ASI Sustainability Committee
The ASI Sustainability Committee was created to internally audit operations and procedures, and advocate for sustainable projects. Committee members include ASI Facility Operations staff and ASI Student Government representatives. The committee reviews current practices for sustainable operations including custodial operations, water usage, exercise equipment maintenance, pool operations, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) usage.
Cal Poly has launched its first-ever sustainability training, Sustainable Living Edu. Students, staff, and faculty can indulge in four critical environmental topics: Consumption and Fossil Fuels, Water, Transportation, and Waste Management. The training will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.