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Sustainability at Hillwood

Hillwood is 'Where Beauty Lives,' dedicated to preserving the important legacy of Marjorie Merriweather Post and continuing to inspire and educate the public. Environmental stewardship is vital to ensuring Hillwood remains vibrant, healthy, innovative, and current, building a sustainable future for our communities and the world around us. 

Sustainability at Hillwood addresses everything from organic pest control in the gardens to renewable energy usage in the mansion. We remain committed to protecting and maintaining the health of the environment. 

Learn more about environmental stewardship:

Environmental Conservation

Hillwood protects the earth's biodiversity and implements best practices in horticulture. Hillwood staff always look first to safer and gentler alternatives to traditional pesticides, create sustainable landscapes, monitor water consumption, encourage biodiversity within the gardens, and more.

Climate Action

We are a leader in energy consumption and materials management, greatly reducing electrical usage and recycling as many resources on campus as possible. Staff at Hillwood incorporate new initiatives, updating the campus to the "greenest" standards.