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.
December 17, 2020
The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, has released its preliminary draft recommendations for public comment through Jan. 26.
September 8, 2020
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.
June 13, 2019
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.
May 22, 2019
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.
May 1, 2019
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.
April 9, 2019
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.
March 12, 2019
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.
February 4, 2019
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.
January 25, 2019
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.