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Environmental Sustainability

"As Stewards of God’s creation, we are called to make the earth a beautiful garden for the human family. When we destroy our forests, ravage our soil and pollute our seas, we betray that noble calling.”

- Pope Francis (18 January 2015, Manila, Philippines, Speech)



Mission Statement

Environmental Sustainability at Fordham Prep endeavors to educate, inspire and mobilize the Fordham Prep community to become lifelong, active stewards of God’s creation and to create an environmentally just and sustainable school community in accordance with our Catholic Jesuit ideals and teaching.

Fordham Prep is Committed to:

  • Understanding and putting into practice Catholic Social Teaching on the environment.

  • Increasing awareness of our impact on the environment.

  • Reducing waste and the use of paper and plastics.

  • Increasing the use of renewable energy and reducing our carbon footprint.

  • Ongoing evaluation of sustainability practices.