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UR's draft Sustainability Plan is ready for your feedback

Get to know how the University is designing a strategic plan for sustainability on campus and let us know what you think.Learn More

UR Announces Transformative Solar Agreement

A new off-campus solar array will match 100% of our campus's electricity needs with solar energy.Learn More


Learn about sustainability, attend exclusive events, volunteer, and make a difference.Learn More

A New Eco-Corridor is Coming to Campus

Stream restoration, invasive species removal, and a new hiking and biking trail are transforming Gambles Mill Corridor.Learn More

UROSE is Open

Drop off office supplies or do some free shopping every Wednesday from 1:30-2:30 in Puryear 114.Learn more
bees housed in two on-campus hivesRead More
solar array installed in 2016Read More
target year for University carbon neutralityRead More
LEED-certified buildings
of preconsumer food waste composted by Heilman Dining Center each year
waste diversion rate by 2025
green offices certified
students who lived in certified green rooms
sustainability courses offered each year
Sustainability Facts


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#throwbackthursday to our Rethink Waste Football Game!!
Happy fall break spiders!
In need of a mid-semester supplies switch up?
Are you committed to living more sustainably?
Want to get one step closer to joining URSA?
Last but not least, meet our intern, Danielle!
Thank you to everyone who made the Rethink Waste Football Game on Saturday a success!
Meet intern Natalie!
Say hi to Office for Sustainability Intern Justin!
This morning our interns shared some coffee with faculty of Maryland, Puryear, and Richmond halls and talked to them about Rethink Waste!!
Up next is intern Amanda!
Meet intern Rylin!