Office of Campus Sustainability

  1. September 24, 2018

    University maintains gold rating for sustainability performance

    The university’s sustainability performance continues to earn a gold rating by the international Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.

  2. April 24, 2018

    U-M buildings recognized in statewide energy reduction contest

    The School of Public Health II building and the Angell Complex led the education category in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings, which recognizes buildings with the greatest energy reduction across the state.

  3. February 5, 2018

    RecycleMania returns with campuswide, national contests

    The U-M community will try to trim its trash in the eight-week Battle of the Buildings competition, as well as a RecycleMania waste-reduction contest with colleges and universities nationwide.

  4. June 13, 2017

    U-M first Division 1 campus to receive environmental certification

    A joint effort involving eight Ann Arbor campus departments has earned U-M the state’s first Division 1 campuswide certification for reducing pesticides and fertilizer.

  5. March 10, 2017

    School of Information first school certified Platinum for sustainability

    The School of Information is the first school on the Ann Arbor campus to have all of its spaces achieve Platinum-level certification for sustainability.

  6. September 12, 2016

    Fall M Farmers Markets celebrate healthy eating, sustainable living

    Four expanded M Farmers Market events will take place on campus this fall, with fresh fruits, vegetables and other locally sourced food items available from various area farms.

  7. October 29, 2015

    Sustainability Town Hall to review push toward campus goals

    The university will host a town hall Nov. 5 to review initiatives, projects and programs that are supportive of U-M’s sustainability goals.

  8. September 11, 2015

    University climbs to gold rating for sustainability performance

    U-M’s sustainability performance has moved up to a gold rating by the international Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.

  9. May 5, 2014

    Faculty and staff help recycle 200 tons of electronic waste

    An estimated 200 tons of electronic waste was diverted from landfills at the recent annual e-waste recycling event co-hosted by the Office of Campus Sustainability.

  10. December 3, 2013

    University sees sustainability gains, but some challenges remain

    Two years, 10 hybrid buses and more than 1,300 Planet Blue Ambassadors later, U-M is making strides toward its commitment to create a more sustainable campus through its operations, although challenges remain in some areas.