January 20, 2020

Planet Blue

  1. 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.

  2. May 22, 2019

    U-M buildings receive statewide awards for energy reduction

    Three buildings on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus have earned recognition for reducing energy in 2018 through a competition hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan.

  3. May 1, 2019

    Carbon neutrality commission releases work plan

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has published its work plan that includes the creation of several analysis teams to provide the commission with in-depth research and knowledge.

  4. April 9, 2019

    U-M to cut emissions through renewable-energy purchase from DTE Energy

    A plan for U-M to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy puts it on track to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and means about half of the Ann Arbor campus’ purchased electricity will come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

  5. March 12, 2019

    Carbon Neutrality Commission updates community at first town hall

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality updated the campus community on progress, took input, and laid the foundation for future public engagement during its first public town hall meeting.

  6. February 4, 2019

    University launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

    U-M is moving toward its goal of carbon neutrality with the selection of the core team that will recommend how to get there, as well as develop strategies that can be used by other institutions and communities.

  7. January 25, 2019

    Annual waste reduction competitions returning to campus

    The campus community is being challenged to think outside the trash bin to reduce waste generated on Ann Arbor’s campus during RecycleMania, Feb. 3-March 30.

  8. October 10, 2018

    ArborBike bike-share program to return to campus

    Faculty and staff will soon have another option for getting around campus and Ann Arbor following an announcement late last week that ArborBike, a local bike sharing program, is returning.

  9. 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.

  10. June 19, 2018

    M Farmers Markets offer farm-to-table shopping on campus

    With more than 12 locations across campus in 2018, M Farmers Markets are making it easy to access fresh produce straight from local farms. The markets are on various days through the fall.