USC recognizes that it is our duty as a responsible business and community leader to protect the ecosystem through environmentally sound policies and programs.

Accordingly, our Environmental Compliance programs support the University in:

  • Complying with all environmental regulations and support best practices
  • Increasing awareness of environmental issues and engender a “Think Globally, Act Locally” philosophy
  • Reducing total waste generation
  • Embracing pollutant-reducing practices and technology
  • Diminishing the generation of toxic waste by eliminating unnecessary use of hazardous materials and processes
  • Encouraging recycling and the use of recycled materials
  • Managing and conserving energy and natural resources efficiently
  • Striving to continually improve environmental performance
  • Communicating environmental performance throughout the University

Environmental Compliance Programs

FMS Managed Programs

The following programs are managed by USC’s Facilities Management Services (FMS).  Please contact their office with questions about these programs:

  • Air Emissions
  • Air Quality
  • Waste Water Discharge
  • Storm Water