News & Events

February 14, 2018

UMD Alternative Breaks New Orleans Experience

The UMD Green Housing Associate, Lee-Ellen Myles led the January Alternative Breaks New Orleans team to brave chilly weather and plant 320 native trees in the flood area of Bonnet Carré Spillway to reduce erosion.

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February 9, 2018

Sustainability Issue Roundtable: Community Forklift

Join us for lunch to learn from an expert about sustainable practices and recycling. The kick-off issue awareness roundtable will feature Ruthie Mundell, Outreach and Education Director, Community Forklift, a nonprofit reuse center for home improvement supplies that specializes in reducing construction waste through recycling.

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February 9, 2018

Sustainable Tuesdays

Sustainable Tuesdays take place on Tuesdays during the spring semester at 5:00pm, featuring various UMD and state of Maryland sustainability experts.

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January 30, 2018

UMD Secures $18.3 Million for Energy Conservation Projects

University of Maryland has successfully secured $18.3 million from the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) for the development of a $21.5 million energy efficiency project to support the implementation of various energy conservation measures. The project will impact 8 on-campus buildings, such as J.M. Patterson Hall and Hornbake Library.

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