Office of Campus Sustainability
December 1, 2023
Compost from U-M football games could be used to grow produce at the student-run Campus Farm, if a recent experiment goes well.
September 13, 2023
Earthfest, an annual event celebrating environmental initiatives across the university, takes place on the Diag from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21.
March 10, 2023
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recently awarded U-M a Gold rating in recognition of universitywide climate action and sustainability work.
February 9, 2023
The university’s Ann Arbor campus achieved two of its 2025 sustainability goals in 2022, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 25% and applying 40% less chemicals to campus landscapes.
May 10, 2022
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.
January 27, 2022
Campus Race to Zero Waste returns this year to challenge the U-M community to reduce waste through conscious consumption, recycling and composting.
January 14, 2022
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.
January 12, 2022
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.
May 26, 2021
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.
April 12, 2021
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.