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Cole Grotting stands next to a Food Waste poster graphic that shows nearly 600 pounds of foodscraps collected from students plates in the Dining center on September 12, 2018

Food Waste at UMD: Where are we and how can we do better?

September 17, 2018

Meal swipes: 4,365. Food waste collected: 599.5 pounds. 
Aluminum cans and metal container for recycling

New look = Better system

September 4, 2018

Mirrors and area rugs displayed for shopping in the Free Store

First ever FREE STORE!

August 15, 2018

UMD opens first free store for students. 
Crew installing solar on top of Oakland Aspen apartment building

UMD Triples Solar on Campus

May 17, 2018

UMD added 40-kilowatts to its solar power this month, after a group of students identified funding and advocated for the addition.
Farmer at market stand with fresh produce

Food for Thought

May 7, 2018

How does one incorporate ethics into their food choices? 
Randy Hanson teaching students at the UMD Farm

Teaching Sustainability at UMD Mini-conference

April 13, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, from 2-3PM in Kirby Garden Room
polluted snow

Snow is water too!

March 22, 2018

It's World Water Day! As the snow begins to melt, it's important to think about what pollutants it might bring with it to our water system...
Golden Gardens CSA Owners

Local Food Options: What's a CSA?

March 19, 2018

Community Supported Agriculture: Farm-fresh produce every week!
UMD students and staff from WLSSD in front of a finished compost pile

Sustainability Spotlight: I tried composting for 30 days

February 8, 2018

An introduction to composting food scraps from a first timer.
Lightbulb on a persons finger with nature inside of bulb and butterflies surrounding the bulb

Power Down: Electronically and Mentally

February 2, 2018

Sharing the importance of reducing energy/electricity in your daily routine while keeping your health and wellbeing in mind.


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