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UMBC has reduced emissions by 18%

 Together, we collaborate, catalyze, and celebrate sustainability in all our practices. UMBC strives to protect, restore, and generate a healthy and just environment for all.

 

Collaboration between students, faculty and staff has led UMBC’s greening initiatives for many years, in many ways!

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  • AASHE Student Diary Series: Greening Fraternity...

    Full Title: AASHE Student Diary Series: Greening Fraternity Practices at U Chicago Ari Epstein, a senior at the University of Chicago, is featured in this installment of the AASHE Bulletin...
    Posted: December 9, 2010 7:02 PM
  • New White Paper: Uncovering Sustainability in the Curriculum

    The below article excerpt was written by Daniel J. Sherman who is the Luce-funded Professor of Environmental Policy and Decision Making at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. The...
    Posted: December 6, 2010 3:11 PM
  • AASHE 2010 Wrap-up: Conference Materials, Blog...

    Full Title: AASHE 2010 Wrap-up: Conference Materials, Blog Coverage, Photos & Video Fall is flying by! I find it hard to believe that it has already been over a month since the AASHE 2010...
    Posted: November 23, 2010 9:57 AM
  • AASHE Student Diary Series: Advice for Banning...

    Full Title: AASHE Student Diary Series: Advice for Banning Bottled Water on Campus? (St. Lawrence U) This installment of the AASHE Bulletin Sustainability Student Diary series features the...
    Posted: November 22, 2010 1:04 PM
  • AASHE Bulletin Sustainability Student Diary Series:...

    Full Title: AASHE Bulletin Sustainability Student Diary Series: Southern Illinois U Carbondale Welcome to the inaugural AASHE Bulletin Sustainability Student Diary  post! This is the first of a...
    Posted: November 5, 2010 2:26 PM
  • Scary Sustainability

    Ever notice that Campus Sustainability Day and Halloween are eerily close to each other? Well, call it a quirky coincidence, but there is such a thing as "scary sustainability". It is the notion...
    Posted: October 28, 2010 11:38 AM
  • Great Coverage of AASHE 2010 from University of...

    Full Title: Great Coverage of AASHE 2010 from University of Georgia Student Emily Karol Emily Karol is a student at the University of Georgia where she serves as Co-chair of the Go Green Alliance...
    Posted: October 19, 2010 12:52 PM
  • Guest Post: Riding the Train back from AASHE 2010

    The following article is a guest blog post from Cecil Scheib, Director of Energy and Sustainability at New York University. As I travel home by train from the wonderful AASHE 2010 conference in...
    Posted: October 19, 2010 10:01 AM
  • AASHE 2010 Student Summit: A Snapshot of Tomorrow's...

    Full Title: AASHE 2010 Student Summit: A Snapshot of Tomorrow's Sustainability Leaders “We all have a voice,” was the mantra of this year’s Student Summit at the 2010 AASHE Conference. Presented...
    Posted: October 13, 2010 1:41 PM
  • New Resource: Teaching the Concepts of Sustainable...

    Full Title: New Resource: Teaching the Concepts of Sustainable Building to All Students A new joint publication between Second Nature and the U.S. Green Building Council was recently released that...
    Posted: September 3, 2010 9:44 AM