Progress toward the 2025 campus sustainability goals:
Goal: Decrease vehicle carbon output per passenger trip by 30 percent.
Status: On track. Reduced vehicle carbon output by 18 percent per passenger trip.
Goal: Shrink the amount of waste sent to landfills by 40 percent.
Status: Slight reduction; 38.3 percent decrease still needed.
Goal: Protect the Huron River through stormwater-control strategies and apply 40 percent less chemicals to campus landscapes.
Status: On track. Reduced chemical application by 36 percent.
Goal: Purchase 20 percent of U-M food from local and sustainable sources.
Status: On track. Currently purchasing 10.7 percent of U-M food from local and sustainable sources.
Goal: Cut U-M greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent.
Status: Emission levels increased; 28 percent decrease needed.