The Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, is leading this effort and he will visit University of Maryland on September 19th to deliver a keynote speech on climate change leadership, followed by a conversation with Dean Robert C. Orr.
News & Events
"Terps vs. Pros: Sustainable Food Challenge" is back! This College of Agriculture & Natural Resources project was funded by a Sustainability Fund grant that provides students with creative solutions to improving food security in the student community.
There are lots of opportunities this semester to get involved with the Arboretum & Botanical Garden! Sign-up to go on a Walk with an Arborist, lend a hand at the Community Learning Garden or volunteer for a service event!
The Terp Transportation Fair will take Tuesday, September 24 at Hornbake Plaza from 10:30am-2:30pm. Event highlights include VeoRide safety demos and the Bicycle Recycle refurbished bike sale. DOTS staff will be available to answer your questions related to parking, Shuttle-UM, Smart Commute and BikeUMD.
The summer edition of Momentum from the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources features stories about how the college is helping to ensure a clean and healthy Chesapeake Bay by helping farmers navigate the tides of saltwater intrusion, and a revolution in management of green space and stormwater practices by residents in Baltimore City.
The Workshop on Society and the Environment provides a meeting space for faculty and students in Sociology, BSOS, and around the university with common interests.
Applications are open for the student Sustainability Fund Review Committee.
During every Terps home game, attendees are encouraged to lower their carbon footprint by tossing their recyclable and compostable items in the proper bins in the stadium concourse.
Through a partnership with the University of Maryland and cities of College Park and University Park, the mobility-share company VeoRide is installing 24 stations throughout the community offering 150 e-bikes, 70 pedal bikes and 70 e-scooters.
The processor of UMD's recyclable material is no longer accepting glass. Please do not dispose any glass products in campus recycling bins—all glass products should be disposed in the trash/landfill waste bins.
Join the SustainableUMD Outreach Ambassadors to gain skills and experience in raising awareness and mobilizing action to protect our environment.
UMD becomes the first university on the planet to join the Cool Food Pledge, an initiative to fight climate change and bring more sustainable food to dining halls, campus cafes and event catering.