Sustainability University

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SustainableU_LogoWelcome to Peoria’s Sustainable University, a gateway to help residents proactively live in harmony with their natural surroundings. All the courses at Sustainable U have one thing in common: to empower residents to make small changes that make Peoria a better place to live. Peoria's Sustainable University offers a variety of courses and workshops about landscape watering and design, energy efficiency, residential solar, gardening, composting, and recycling among others. Come grow with us, Sustainable U awaits you!

Latest News

  • Enroll now for the free classes at Peoria's Sustainable U! Download the flyer for more information.
  • Sustainable University for Teachers is here! Interested in having a presentation on recycling, water conservation, water quality, or composting? How about a tour of a local recycling Materials Recovery Facility? Visit the Sustainable University for Teachers link to learn more and to request a presentation.
  • Like the Sustain and Gain Facebook page to stay up to date on all things sustainability.



Courses and Workshops

There is something for everyone at Sustainable University. Whether you're interested in adding solar to your rooftop, learning how much to water your landscape, how to start composting, or where Peoria's water comes from, we've got you covered. All classes are free but registration is required. Visit the recreation programs home page for the Get Active Brochure to view all the Sustainable U classes and more!

Ready to register? Please call 623-773-7137 or visit RecConnect to view and register for upcoming Sustainability workshops


External Resources

Contact Information

Lisa Estrada
Economic Efficiency, and Sustainability Manager

Ginger Ramos
Administrative Assistant II

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