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Green Workspace Program

The Green Workspace Program offers staff and faculty an opportunity to engage with sustainability at the community level. When staff teams unite around achievable goals to benefit the greater good, it can help build appreciation, recognition, motivation, and pride in our shared values. The Green Workspace Program is a holistic approach to sustainability that aims to equip staff and faculty with the knowledge, skills, and resources to be sustainable at UMD and beyond. 

Intended to replace the previously offered Green Office Program, the Green Workspace Program encourages more office-wide engagement whilst still ensuring physical spaces are incorporating basic sustainability practices. The updated program emphasizes not only physically sustainable workspaces, but also learning, establishing  community, and celebrating progress amongst staff and faculty.

Make a difference through your office by participating in the Green Workspace program. 


Staff collaborate in a circle

Introducing Green Workspace

Find information about the new program launch and the transition from Green Office. 

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Staff gather for photo outside

Program Details

Find information about the program timeline, program requirements, and FAQs.

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Spring 2024 Participating Workspaces

Cohort 1:
  • Division of Administration
  • Office of Environmental Affairs
  • UMD Libraries
  • Do Good Institute (PLCY)
  • College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Arts & Humanities
Cohort 2 (ResLife):
  • Office of Rights & Responsibilities and Research & Assessment
  • Assignments, Communications, and Technology
  • North Campus Office and South Campus Office
  • Engagement and Creative Services Suites
  • Director's Office and Human Resources
  • Off Campus Housing

Scene Shop Staff Holding Green Workspace Certificate
Reuven Goren- The Clarice Scene Shop

Fall 2023 Certified Workspaces 

  • College of Education - Education Technology Services
  • The Clarice - Scene Shop
  • Honors Humanities
  • Environmental Finance Center
  • Center for Young Children
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