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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Sustainability Matters Web Redesign

You're invited to explore the all new web page!

Sustainability Matters is pleased to share the release of our new web page! The release of the new web page was timed to correlate with UMBC's new Sites Theme.  The new page is not simply a...

Posted: July 15, 2021, 9:38 AM