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

Fair Trade - Addressing the Social Pillar of...

Full Title: Fair Trade - Addressing the Social Pillar of Sustainability In the quest to achieve sustainability it is often the most easily-quantifiable of the three pillars of sustainability,...

Posted: July 2, 2009, 4:26 PM

How is your Campus Using Stimulus Money to Promote...

Full Title: How is your Campus Using Stimulus Money to Promote Sustainability? Now that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) has passed, there are many opportunites for...

Posted: July 2, 2009, 2:11 PM

Seeking Campus Sustainability News from Outside the...

Full Title: Seeking Campus Sustainability News from Outside the US and Canada In an effort to help our members learn from campus sustainability leaders across the globe, AASHE is startingAASHE...

Posted: June 29, 2009, 9:40 AM