What UMBC is Doing

44.02% Reduction in GHG Emissions from 2007 – 2020

397 Tons of Organic Waste Composted since 2016

26.18 Million kWh of Renewable Energy used in 2020

Over 20 sustainability web tools to explore campus features, review green data, and measure your own impact

UMBC has a history of working to implement sustainable practices on campus while also researching sustainable opportunities in the classroom. These actions create and demonstrate positive social, economic, and environmental impacts both locally and globally. 

Ratings & Recognition


second nature marks of distinction

2021 MDE Sustainability Leadership Award Winner

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Featured News

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New Sustainability Resource for Faculty & Staff

How to integrate sustainability into your work!

As more people learn about sustainability and climate change they often want to know what they can do about it - both at home and at work.  SHRM and Gallop Poll published a 2021 study reporting...

Posted: November 9, 2022, 8:29 AM

UMBC launches new Green Office Progam

Both staff&faculty are leading green improvements in offices

On Wednesday, May 28th UMBC's Green Office Program launched after a year of development and piloting. Each of the 30 seats were filled with staff and faculty for a training on how to implement the...

Posted: June 2, 2014, 10:55 AM