Office of Campus Sustainability

  1. May 10, 2022

    University wins zero-waste award in national competition

    U-M placed first in the large-campus division for zero waste in the nationwide 2022 Campus Race to Zero Waste. Ann Arbor campus facilities also competed in a local version of the contest.

  2. January 27, 2022

    University waste-reduction competition runs February-March

    Campus Race to Zero Waste returns this year to challenge the U-M community to reduce waste through conscious consumption, recycling and composting.

  3. January 14, 2022

    Sustainability goals advance alongside carbon neutrality efforts

    U-M has made progress toward its 2025 sustainability goals for the Ann Arbor campus in many areas, while the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on campus operations continues.

  4. January 12, 2022

    U-M unveils universitywide energy conservation projects

    Following its commitment last year to achieve universitywide carbon neutrality, U-M is unveiling an initial $5 million investment in energy conservation measures that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  5. May 26, 2021

    U-M launches Planet Blue Global Impact websites

    A new series of websites, collectively known as Planet Blue Global Impact, highlight the university’s research, engagement and leadership across an array of sustainability topics.

  6. April 12, 2021

    Solar-powered tables provide sustainable outdoor charging

    Two new solar-powered charging tables on the Central and North campuses offer U-M students and other members of the campus community a place to power electronic devices outdoors.

  7. February 1, 2021

    U-M progressing toward 2025 sustainability goals

    U-M released its annual fact sheet tracking performance toward its 2025 sustainability goals for the Ann Arbor campus, describing progress in most areas while noting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. November 23, 2020

    Healthy Holidays virtual event promotes sustainability, wellness

    Members of the university community are invited to Healthy Holidays, a virtual open house focused on sustainability and wellness scheduled for noon-1 p.m. Dec. 1.

  9. October 15, 2020

    ‘Where to Throw’ search tool eases campus waste disposal decisions

    A “Where to Throw” search tool on the Office of Campus Sustainability’s website is available to help people properly dispose of waste on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus.

  10. September 8, 2020

    Virtual Earthfest 2020 to celebrate sustainability at U-M

    The week of Sept. 14-18 marks the 25th anniversary of Earthfest, U-M’s annual fall event celebrating sustainability initiatives across U-M that this year will encompass a series of virtual events and activities.