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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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

Rachel Carson Council Fellowship Program Accepting Apps

AY 22-23 $2000 stipend for undergrad and masters students

The Rachel Carson Council is pleased to announce that the Rachel Carson Council Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the academic year 2022 - 2023. The RCC Fellowship Program will...

Posted: February 2, 2022, 9:16 AM

Science Engine Call for Environmental Tech Researchers

FootPrint Coalition's Science Engine is a new hub where leading scientists can share their research and engage directly with our audience to support it. The a platform, powered by Experiment.com,...

Posted: December 15, 2021, 1:36 PM