Top 3 Strategies

Continue to convert vehicle fleet to cleaner, tier 3 vehicles.
Build on BYU's past successes in LEED building certification, energy efficiency, and low emission renovations.
Encourage students, faculty, and staff to walk, bike, and take public transportation (including The Ryde) to and from school.

BYU is an important part of Provo and the greater Utah Valley community. In addition to being a major employer and an engine for innovation, it is also a leader in sustainability. To learn more about what BYU has already been doing to improve air quality in Utah, save energy, and more, check out BYU’s sustainability page:




[i] EPA’s new Fuel Economy and Efficiency label.


[iii] Ted Knowlton, Wasatch Front Regional Council.

[iv] Pedestrian and bicyclist connectivity from City of Davis, California.

[v] Shows U.S. Housing emissions by tons of CO2 per capita for different uses. Appliances and heating are the largest CO2 emitters.

[vi] Data from Heart + Mind Strategies 2010 Survey.