Office of Campus Sustainability

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. January 28, 2020

    Internal and national waste-reduction contests return

    RecycleMania consists of a campus challenge — Battle of the Buildings — between facilities on campus, and a national competition with hundreds of other colleges and universities.

  8. January 22, 2020

    OCS highlights progress toward 2025 sustainability goals

    U-M detailed progress toward its 2025 sustainability goals in healthy environments and community engagement, and highlighted initiatives ahead for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  9. September 25, 2019

    Commission co-chairs: Climate change solutions need broad commitment

    Successfully tackling the problem of climate change will require help from all areas of the U-M community, say the co-chairs of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality.

  10. June 13, 2019

    Student Move-Out results in 12.5 tons of goods donated locally

    U-M donated more than 12.5 tons of clothing, bedding, household goods and food to organizations benefiting Ann Arbor and surrounding communities after Student Move-Out.