begins with you
U-M continues to work towards our 2025 campus sustainability goals in the areas of climate, waste prevention, healthy environments and community engagement.
increase U-M food purchased from local and sustainable sources by 20%
reduce chemical applications to campus landscapes by 40%
reduce waste tonnage diverted to disposal facilitices by 40% below 2006 levels
Reductions in waste have been offset by growth in the size of our campus. Since 2006, our building area has increased nearly 28.6% and the campus population has increased nearly 17%. We’re working to accelerate our progress in waste reduction.
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25%
reduce vehicle carbon ouput per passenger trip by 30%
faculty conducting sustainability-related research across 19 schools and colleges
Living, learning, discovering. There are many different ways you can get involved in sustainability efforts on campus.