zero waste

  1. January 27, 2022

    University waste-reduction competition runs February-March

    Campus Race to Zero Waste returns this year to challenge the U-M community to reduce waste through conscious consumption, recycling and composting.

  2. March 22, 2018

    U-M expands composting effort; diverts 6,600 tons in 2017

    The university diverted more than 6,600 tons of campus waste from landfills last year through new and existing composting, recycling and waste-management efforts.

  3. September 7, 2017

    Michigan home football games aim to be zero-waste events

    Michigan Athletics will strive for zero-waste game days at Michigan Stadium, helping to move the university closer to reaching its campus sustainability goals.

  4. August 1, 2017

    New compost program designed to help reduce event waste

    Students, faculty and staff are urged to help reduce waste generated at U-M events by following the Zero Waste Program to divert landfill waste through recycling and composting.

  5. October 5, 2016

    Sustainability efforts progressing across the university

    From education and research to campus operations, U-M is taking great strides to create new opportunities to engage the community in sustainability.