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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

UR has a new Sustainability Plan

Get to know how the University is designing a strategic plan for sustainability on campus.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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Sustainability News and Stories

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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!
Meet our interns!
Interested in becoming a Sustainability Advocate on campus?
Our Rethink Waste Football Game is 2 weeks from this Saturday!!
We had an awesome first Intro to Sustainability session, hope to see everyone at the next one!!🌿♻️
Are you interested in learning more about sustainability on campus?
Have you seen these bright green doors in your residence hall?
It’s so great to see a shelf full of reusable products at ETC.
Took a trip to Dr.