May 5, 2014
An estimated 200 tons of electronic waste was diverted from landfills at the recent annual e-waste recycling event co-hosted by the Office of Campus Sustainability.
April 23, 2014
A growing partnership between U-M and a company in Dexter is a model for how university-to-business ties can produce significant mutual benefits.
April 16, 2014
In the newly created role of manager of the university’s Sustainable Food Program, Emily Canosa is a “connector.”
• The Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund recently selected six large-scale, student-initiated sustainability projects for funding support.
April 13, 2014
U-M finished the 2014 RecycleMania competition with a nearly 30 percent recycling rate, placing fifth in the Big Ten and 120th among the 256 participating schools.
April 11, 2014
The Michigan Sea Grant College Program has been awarded a four-year, $5 million grant to support Great Lakes research, education and public outreach efforts.
April 8, 2014
The university and Ann Arbor Public Schools are co-sponsoring their annual e-waste disposal event April 24-26. It is open to the public, local businesses and non-profits.
April 2, 2014
The Ann Arbor campus has been recognized as a 2013 Tree Campus USA, the sixth consecutive year it has been so honored.
March 27, 2014
The U-M Sustainable Food Program’s 2013 annual report highlights involvement in academics and hands-on learning opportunities.
March 19, 2014
Consumers, on average, believe home energy bills would have to nearly double before forcing them to make lifestyle changes to save on costs, according to a new U-M survey.
March 10, 2014
Building on the strong foundation laid by predecessors, President Mary Sue Coleman strengthened the university’s commitment to sustainability by broadening U-M’s approach to include education, research and operations under an initiative known as Planet Blue.