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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!

Each of us has the power to contribute to UMBC’s carbon neutrality goal.

To dive deeper, take the Green Pledge and plug in to UMBC’s many groups and initiatives.

  • New Resource: A Look at the Growing Trend of Green...

    Full Title: New Resource: A Look at the Growing Trend of Green Building in Higher Education As editor of the AASHE Bulletin, I am lucky to be able to highlight the positive steps toward...
    Posted: September 1, 2010 1:07 PM
  • Computer Power Management – Another No Cost...

    Full Title: Computer Power Management – Another No Cost Operational Energy Saver I wanted to pass on the following tip from Emily Norton who works as an ENERGY STAR Technical Support Contractor...
    Posted: August 25, 2010 1:39 PM
  • Related Campus Sustainability Blogs

    As with all blogs, new campus sustainability blogs are popping up and old ones are falling into disuse all the time. If you know of a blog that should be included or think one of the blogs we have...
    Posted: August 2, 2010 8:39 PM
  • New Research: Can Urban University Expansion and...

    Full Title: New Research: Can Urban University Expansion and Sustainable Development Co-Exist? As campuses work on developing climate action plans and long term sustainability projects, a...
    Posted: July 28, 2010 10:36 AM
  • Campus Gardens: A “Growing” Trend in Campus Sustainability

    Food is a basic necessity of life and so it should come as no surprise that a large number of colleges and universities across North America have begun to recognize food as an important component...
    Posted: July 20, 2010 2:31 PM
  • 2010 California Sustainability Best Practice Awards Winners

    I had the honor to serve as a judge once again in this year’s Best Practice Awards for the 2010 California Higher Education Sustainability Conference organized by the sustainability office in the...
    Posted: July 15, 2010 11:50 AM
  • Universities in US and Australia Research Sustainable...

    Full Title: Universities in US and Australia Research Sustainable Aviation Fuel Washington State University is working to research the viability and impacts of growing, refining, transporting and...
    Posted: July 13, 2010 2:47 PM
  • Call for Articles for AASHE Bulletin: Global Edition

    AASHE is preparing to publish the third edition of its semi-annual Global Edition. From harvesting rainwater in India to the development of a sustainability office in Switzerland, the AASHE...
    Posted: July 9, 2010 3:23 PM
  • AASHE Interview Series: Maggie Souder, Sustainability...

    Full Title: AASHE Interview Series: Maggie Souder, Sustainability Coordinator, University of California, San Diego This week’s interview is with Maggie Souder who works as the Sustainability...
    Posted: July 1, 2010 11:22 AM
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    Posted: April 27, 2010 11:59 AM