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July 19, 2019

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April 13, 2014

U-M finishes fifth among Big Ten schools in RecycleMania

U-M finished the 2014 intercollegiate RecycleMania competition with a nearly 30 percent recycling rate, placing fifth in the Big Ten and 120th among the 256 schools participating in the eight-week recycling contest.

January 22, 2014

Forty U-M students start new year as Dow Sustainability Fellows

Forty sustainability-minded master's and professional-degree students from eight U-M schools and colleges recently started the 2014 Dow Sustainability Fellows program, through which they each receive $20,000 for their studies and become part of a collaborative community of scholars focused on sustainability.

December 3, 2013

Progress toward sustainability goals

The 2025 goals and the result of reduction efforts to date are noted in the following percentages:

• Goal: Cut U-M greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent.

Where we are: Emission levels have increased; 28 percent decrease currently needed.

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