Sign up to commit to make sustainable choices on campus and in your life! Choose at least 10 actions from our list, with resources on how & why to take action. Pick a prize: portable, reusable bamboo cutlery, steel straws, or making a donation.
Get Certified as a Green Terp:
2. TAKE ACTION
Choose at least 10 actions from our list, with resources on how & why to take action
The Green Terp Program is a social marketing effort to promote environmentally responsible choices in partnership with the Department of Resident Life and the Office of Sustainability. The program engages students with an action checklist, ongoing support and eco gear to making sustainable choices. Green Terp is for individual students – anyone can participate, regardless of your living arrangements.
Green Terp Program Goals:
- Recognize and reward leadership in sustainability
Educate participants about how and why to take action
Encourage and support action to conserve water, energy, waste, resources, and emissions
Promote campus policies and programs that advance sustainability
Engage the community in activities to strengthen UMD as a leader in sustainability
Support the University’s Climate Action Plan and Strategic Plan
Further integrate sustainability into campus culture