The Sustainable Tuesdays Lecture series is back featuring an array of guest speakers discussing sustainability on campus. This series is offered during Spring 2021 as part of the ARCH 289i course called ‘Sustainability at the University of Maryland, College Park’ and is co-sponsored by the UMD Office of Sustainability.
News & Events
Switching from disposable plastics to biodegradable and compostable plant based alternatives for bags, utensils, and straws!
Americans toss 25% more trash than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year’s — about 1 million tons of extra garbage weekly, according to the National Environmental Education Foundation. Here are some ideas for ways to gift thoughtfully and reduce waste!
Device Created by Terps Helps Keep Unnecessary Water—and Money—From Going Down the Toilet
Student Aquaponics Project Could Help County Grow Urban Agriculture in Empty Buildings
Architecture School’s 3 New Dual Degrees to Prepare Students for a Changing, Challenging World
Kissed by Mother Nature, Annual Community Service Day Returns With in-Person, Virtual Events
Study Including UMD Biologists Reveals Unusual Movement, Birthing Patterns
UMD Research Finds Overlap in Views Between Social Identity Groups
UMD, a Solar Decathlon Powerhouse, Competes to Design, Model a Campus Energy System
Terps Walk: Launching resource page with trails and green spaces on and around campus to celebrate Walk Maryland Day! Includes wellness tips, walking tours, and how walking helps the planet!
$2.35M NSF Grant Aims to Ease Transportation for Low-income Baltimore Neighborhoods