Programs and Services

Need help with an environmental project? Want to connect with other eco-minded people on campus and in the community? Want to make campus greener? The Environmental Center is here to help.

Ty Harrison Fund

Named for Westminster Biology Professor Emeritus Ty Harrison, this fund is designed to support environmental learning and action among Westminster students. Current Westminster students may apply for up to $500/year to support their environmental projects on campus and in the community. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. To apply, complete the application questions below and email them to

Funds will be released for reimbursements once the event or project is complete and the project summary is submitted to the Environmental Center Sustainability Project Database.

Please note, funding will not be awarded for event food unless the food itself has a direct role in student learning or action. Funding recipients must submit a final report to the Environmental Center within one month of project completion.

Application for Funding

Please answer the following questions and submit your information via email to Kerry Case, Environmental Center Director at

  • What are you proposing to do?
  • Where will you do it?
  • Who will be involved?
  • What impact(s) will it have on student learning about the environment?
  • What is the timeline for the project?
  • How will you know if the project is successful?
  • Please provide a detailed budget for your project.
  • Contact name, email, and phone number.

Green Event Kit

Looking for free reusable plates, cups, and utensils to use at your event?

Green Event KitAll rental periods are 24 hours unless other arrangements have been made.

All rentals requests must be placed 24 hours prior to pick up.

All dishes must be cleaned before returning. The Environmental Center dishwasher may be used if you make arrangements with the center.

What we have:

  • Large Plates
  • Cups
  • Spoons
  • Forks
  • Knives
What type of event are you hosting? (required)
Please specify the quantity of each item you will need.
All event kits need to be returned 24 hours after using and can be cleaned in the Environmental Center Kitchen