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

AASHE STARS SILVER Seal

second nature marks of distinction

2021 MDE Sustainability Leadership Award Winner

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings Logo

Featured News

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Sustainability and Climate Change Call for Student Research

Open to Undergrad, Masters, and PhD Students

Sustainability and Climate Change is accepting papers for a Special Issue on Student Research through November 1, 2022. This Special Issue will provide a dedicated publication to help fulfill the...

Posted: April 13, 2022, 8:35 AM

AASHE has two openings for paid Internships!

AASHE has two openings for paid Internships!  The Education Intern will provide ongoing administrative support for AASHE's professional learning programs, including webinars, workshops and...

Posted: March 30, 2022, 9:42 AM

National Wildlife Federation Graduate Student Fellow

National Wildlife Federation Graduate Student Fellows help to inform and strengthen NWF Education and Engagement programs through dedicated research projects. Monetary fellowship grants are...

Posted: March 10, 2022, 2:18 PM