April 26, 2021
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
October 15, 2020
A “Where to Throw” search tool on the Office of Campus Sustainability’s website is available to help people properly dispose of waste on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus.
May 19, 2020
In the 2020 RecycleMania competition, U-M placed first in the large-campus division for zero waste, a new category designed to help schools test their zero-waste efforts.
January 28, 2020
RecycleMania consists of a campus challenge — Battle of the Buildings — between facilities on campus, and a national competition with hundreds of other colleges and universities.
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.
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.
February 5, 2018
The U-M community will try to trim its trash in the eight-week Battle of the Buildings competition, as well as a RecycleMania waste-reduction contest with colleges and universities nationwide.
May 13, 2016
With 15 more water bottle refill stations and four more “gooseneck” attachments to be installed by the end of June, U-M students, faculty and staff can help reduce waste by filling a reusable bottle.
May 11, 2016
U-M faculty and staff, along with the local community, collected an estimated 230 tons of electronic waste to be recycled at a recent annual e-waste event.
February 5, 2016
Acceptance of glass materials as part of the university’s single-stream recycling on the Ann Arbor campus has been suspended effective immediately.