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17 amazing green college campuses

By: Mary Jo DiLonardo on Feb. 24, 2015, 1:18 p.m.
University of California, Santa Barbara

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University of California, Santa Barbara

With 83 LEED certifications, UC-Santa Barbara recently finished construction on the largest student-funded solar photovoltaic system in the U.S. Ninety percent of campus is irrigated with reclaimed water. There are 46 green student groups, and 90 percent of students walk, bike or take the bus to school.