Brookhaven College is a member of
Second Nature, a network of higher education institutions committed to building a positive, sustainable future by achieving carbon neutrality and developing resilient campuses and communities.
Since February 2017, Brookhaven College has been a participant in
Second Nature's Carbon Commitment. We are also a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the Sustainability Education and Economic Development (SEED) and the Community College Affiliate for Sustainability Education (CCASE).
Brookhaven College has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation since 2013.
Since 2010 Brookhaven College has participated in
RecycleMania®, an annual recycling competition among colleges and universities nationwide. In spring 2018, Brookhaven collected 33,916 pounds of recyclables, the equivalent of keeping 11 cars off the road.