With more than 12 locations across campus in 2018, M Farmers Markets are making it easy to access fresh produce straight from local farms.
On most weekdays through the fall, fruits, vegetables, flowers, patio pots and other farm products are available at an affordable price at locations on or near campus.
More than 1.2 million pounds of recyclables were collected by the University of Michigan campus community during two annual eight-week waste reduction competitions, RecycleMania and Battle of the Buildings.
Two buildings on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus were leaders in reduced energy consumption in 2017, compared with competing buildings across the state.
Sustainability efforts by the University of Michigan in 2017 have resulted in significant progress toward the university's 2025 campus sustainability goals, including achieving its goal to reduce chemical applications, which protects the Huron River, while moving the university closer in areas slower to make progress.
The University of Michigan diverted more than 6,600 tons of campus waste from the landfill last year through new and existing composting, recycling and waste-management efforts, resulting in a 34 percent diversion rate.
The University of Michigan campus community is being called upon to take a closer look at its trash in the 12th annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings competition.
The University of Michigan's Central Campus Diag will be immersed in sustainability to celebrate the planet once again at EarthFest.
Michigan Athletics will strive for zero-waste game days at Michigan Stadium, helping to move the University of Michigan closer to reaching its campus sustainability goals.
Students, faculty and staff can continue to reduce the amount of waste generated on the University of Michigan campus by making their next event zero waste.
A joint effort involving eight departments on the Ann Arbor campus has earned the University of Michigan the state's first Division 1 campuswide certification for reducing the use of pesticides and fertilizer.
Finding affordable, farm fresh vegetables and fruits on campus just got easier thanks to the M Farmers Markets, currently available at six Ann Arbor campus locations, with more being added each month through the fall.
Two buildings on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus beat out competing buildings across the state to earn recognition as the biggest losers in energy consumption in 2016.
The University of Michigan campus community collected more than 1.3 million pounds of recyclables during the annual eight-week RecycleMania competition.
A new combustion turbine at the University of Michigan's Central Power Plant is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly, lowering emission levels halfway toward the university's 2025 sustainability goal.
University of Michigan faculty, staff and students are being called upon to be the "leaders and best" in recycling and waste reduction in the annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition.
Building occupants are competing in the areas of highest recycling rate, most-improved recycling rate and largest waste-reduction rate.
What may be the best-kept secret on campus? The University of Michigan runs a farm.
The Campus Farm began in 2012 on a small plot of land near the Project Grow garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens on Dixboro Road.
Faculty, staff and students have made progress with waste prevention, promoting sustainable food and participating in activities like the Planet Blue Ambassadors program, based on the latest report of the U-M Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program.
Students, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan are invited to an open house Nov. 17 that will review initiatives, projects and programs that are supportive of the university's 2025 sustainability goals.
The committee organizing the inaugural Michigan Universitywide Sustainability and Environment conference and workshop next February is seeking abstracts by Thursday.
From education and research to campus operations, the University of Michigan is taking great strides to create new opportunities to engage the community in sustainability.