Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to submit sustainability project proposals for funding consideration by the Bucknell Green Fund.

In order for a project to be eligible, it needs to demonstrate a clear environmental advantage and meet the minimum financial criteria to ensure an economically-beneficial project.

When drafting your proposal, you will need to provide the following:

  • Project Summary (300 words or less)
  • Total Cost of Project
  • Projected Cost Savings: Contact the Facilities Management Office for up to date information at 570.577.1911.
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Projected Project Cost and Savings/Reinvestment Plan
  • Project Endorsement by the affected budget manager and/or department head.

Download the Green Fund Project Proposal Form.

Completed proposals should be sent to: bugreenfund@bucknell.edu

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Recent Projects


400 St. George St.

Summer 2016

400 St. George Water Fixtures

Mary Brigid Coughlan '18

This project replaced 27 high flow fixtures including sinks, toilets, and showers with improved low-flow fixtures. Go check out the new products in this affinity house and help Bucknell lower its water consumption!

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Dana Engineering Building

Summer 2016

Dana Vacuum Pump

Claire Rodgers '16

This water conservation project replaced an old liquid ring vacuum pump with improved rotary claw technology. Bucknell Labs in Dana are now wasting no potable water.

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Dana Engineering Building

Summer 2016

Waterless Urinals

Jacob Hannah '17

Retrofitted waterless urinals are now installed in the men's restroom of Dana Engineering Building. Lower your footprint this year and conserve life's most precious commodity by using these new urinals.

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Trax Hall

Summer 2016

Retrofit Shower Head Fixtures in Trax

Maeve Greeley '18

32 shower heads in Trax were recently replaced this summer to help minimize the flow of water to 1.5 Gallons/Minute. Let us know if you can notice a change and let's try to implement these new fixtures across campus.

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Weis Center

Summer 2016

Low-Flush Toilets in Dana

Taylor Sheldon '17

This project ensures that students, staff, and faculty all contribute to conserving water in buildings on campus. With 16 new toilet systems throughout the engineering building, users will actively change the culture on campus.

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