Bemidji State University’s mission for sustainability is to promote awareness and instill passion for the Earth through research, projects, and leadership.

Colorful Wellness Model

Here at BSU, we have a unique understanding of and commitment to sustainability in which we emphasizes personal wellness along with social equity, economic feasibility and environmental responsibility. Our perspective has been greatly influenced by the Ojibwe culture and we work with the recognition that we are a part of the earth and are dependent on it for our survival.

Quick Features

BSU Nice Ride 88

Long term Nice Ride Bikes Rental Program is in transition to the Sustainability Office.  Please check back often to see when the bikes are ready

They will be available to rent for $40/Semester. Bring your bike back on time and get $20 back!

 

 Free Store63

The store where everything is FREE! Stop by M-F from 10:00–3:00 during the school year! And donate gently used goods you no longer need. Located in the Sustainability Office right across from the Bookstore.

 Wind Power PurchaseTailWinds logo

BSU was named one of EPA’s Green Power Partners after purchasing enough wind energy through Ottertail Power’s Tailwinds program to cover the electricity usage of the Student Union.  This purchase also gets BSU closer to its carbon reduction goals by reducing our CO2 emissions

Service Learning35

Do you need service learning hours for a class? Are you interested in volunteering in our community?  Here are some contacts for some great service learning opportunities.