Green NAU

Earth Week Design

Learn more about the 2015 Earth Week Design Competition

NAU Sustainability Leadership Awards

Nomination Categories:
  • NAU Graduate Student - Hooper Sustainability Cash Prize (up to $1300)
  • NAU Undergraduate Student - Hooper Sustainability Cash Prize (up to $1200)
  • NAU Organization
  • NAU Faculty or Staff
  • NAU Leadership Award
  • Flagstaff Community Project
click here to nominate

Student Involvement

Join NAU's Student Environmental Club the Green Jacks!

2014 Recycling Update

The Union, Castro SBS, Liberal Arts, and the Babbitt Administrative Center are participating in NAU's new Recycling Pilot. If you use these buildings, learn how you can help make the Pilot Project be a success! View the details for the University Union and the details for Castro SBS, Liberal Arts, and the Babbitt Administrative Center.

Visit our Recycling at NAU's website to learn more about how and what to recycle across campus.


    The Green NAU Energy Initiative is Hiring a Student Worker 

    The Green NAU Energy Initiative is hiring a student worker to be an outreach assistant! Please see the job description below for more information on the position and on how to apply.

    Green NAU Energy Initiative Outreach Assistant

    About the Green NAU Energy Initiative

    The Green NAU Energy Initiative (GNEI) began in 2013 as a campus wide effort to encourage students, faculty, and staff to reduce the amount of energy and water they use in order to reduce the university’s environmental impact and save costs. In addition to this initial program GNEI also works on other campus sustainability issues such as recycling and waste issues, energy efficiency, renewable energy investigation, etc.

    Position Summary

    The Green NAU Energy Initiative is looking for a student program assistant to help with the outreach and overall operations of the program. This position will focus on a variety of marketing related functions as well as day-to-day organizational tasks.

    Job Duties

    • Create new and edit existing marketing and program materials such as websites, various print materials, informational videos, and social media messaging. (50%)
    • Assist the GNEI staff with presentations and web based newsletters. (10%)
    • Coordinate and post on behalf of GNEI through social media. (10%)
    • Data entry and management. (5%)
    • Other program support such as placement and installation of marketing materials, event planning, general office work, and other duties as assigned. (25%)

    Required Skills

    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign
    • Understanding of social media
    • Basic understanding of making videos

    Desired Skills

    • Public Speaking
    • Knowledge of Final Cut Pro X
    • Knowledge of video production


    10-25 hours/week

    How to Apply

    1. Complete student worker application located here >
    2. Email completed application, resume, and design example to

    If you have an idea for how to help NAU become more sustainable, contact the Office of Sustainability to see if you can turn your idea into an internship!