Planet Blue

  1. October 12, 2015

    Survey shows sustainability knowledge not translating to action

    U-M community members report increased sustainability knowledge in a new survey, but there is considerable room for improvement with regard to environmentally responsible behaviors.

  2. September 14, 2015

    EarthFest’s Party for the Planet set for Thursday

    The campus community is invited to join the annual “Party for the Planet” at EarthFest on Thursday on the Central Campus Diag.

  3. 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.

  4. July 15, 2015

    All Michigan Dining facilities certified as Platinum for sustainability

    Michigan Dining is the first department on the Ann Arbor campus to have all of its facilities achieve the university’s Platinum-level certification for sustainability.

  5. June 17, 2015

    Programs making fresh produce available on campus this summer

    Every week into the fall, the M Farmers Markets will provide a wide variety of locally grown vegetables, fruits and other farm products on the Ann Arbor campus.

  6. May 7, 2015

    Faculty and staff help recycle 440,000 pounds of electronic waste

    University faculty and staff, along with the Ann Arbor-area community, collected an estimated 440,000 pounds of electronic waste at last month’s e-waste event.

  7. April 21, 2015

    U-M among the Princeton Review’s 353 Green Colleges

    The university has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability in the 2015 edition of the Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.

  8. April 6, 2015

    U-M will sponsor annual e-waste recycling event April 23-25

    Faculty and staff are encouraged to start spring cleaning by safely disposing of their broken or unwanted personal electronics at the annual e-waste recycling event April 23-25.

  9. March 30, 2015

    Report highlights sustainability progress on campus and beyond

    The university is showing a positive impact on sustainability both locally and globally as highlighted in the university’s online sustainability report released this week. 

  10. March 13, 2015

    U-M reduces use of traditional chemicals in land management

    Continued sustainable land management efforts have resulted in a 54 percent reduction in the use of traditional chemicals on campus property in 2014.