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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.

  • Eleven Million Reasons to Sign the ACUPCC

    By Jeff Julian, Director of Communications and External Relations and Sustainability Initiatives Committee Member, Joliet Junior College Less than one-third of the 645 colleges and universities...
    Posted: July 6, 2009 12:00 AM
  • RMI Workshop Convened to Brainstorm Solutions to the...

    Full Title: RMI Workshop Convened to Brainstorm Solutions to the Most Common CAP Barriers By Sally DeLeon, Research Fellow, Rocky Mountain Institute Built Environment Team In early June, Rocky...
    Posted: July 6, 2009 12:00 AM
  • 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
  • Milestones in Sustainability Education – Where Will...

    Full Title: Milestones in Sustainability Education – Where Will We Go Next? Two impressive milestones occurred at the end of the 2008-2009 academic year – Arizona State University graduated its...
    Posted: June 26, 2009 5:11 PM
  • AASHE Interview Series: David Steinour, Interim...

    Full Title: AASHE Interview Series: David Steinour, Interim Chief Information Officer, The George Washington University The topic of sustainability and of "greening" IT departments continues to...
    Posted: June 25, 2009 4:24 PM
  • Campus Sustainability Wikis

    For those interested in campus climate action planning, many have by now likely visited AASHE's first foray into wikis with our Climate Planning for Campuses: A How to Guide. However, there are...
    Posted: June 25, 2009 1:00 AM