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


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2021 MDE Sustainability Leadership Award Winner

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JESS SI Call for Papers: Critical Energy Literacy

Intersectional Approaches to Research, Pedagogy, & Activism

Critical Energy Literacy: Intersectional Approaches to Research, Pedagogy, and Activism Manuscript submission deadline: January 31st, 2023 Amidst the growing climate crisis, critically informed...

Posted: June 15, 2022, 10:15 AM

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