• UMD Spring Sustainability Fair- Climate Change and the UMD Energy Action Plan
    April 14, 2011

    UMD’s Sustainability Fair will be held on April 19 and 20.

  • UMD Winter Fair focuses on Sustainability as the new "business as usual"
    December 6, 2010

    The 2010 Winter Sustainability Fair has come and gone, and definitely did not go unnoticed.

    Writer and director Chris Paine headlined the Sustainability Fair.

  • Recycling promotional video for UMD (complete with a kicky soundtrack!)
    May 18, 2010

  • Earth Hour 2010: UMD students raise energy awareness with acoustic carbon-free music.
    April 27, 2010

    On Earth Hour, UMD students celebrated in style.

  • 1,000 Pledges wanted. UMD Energy Pledge to save money, help environment.
    April 27, 2010

    Wondering what you can do to help UMD save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Sign the UMD Energy Pledge!

  • UMD and Area Schools Get Ahead of the Carbon Curve
    December 14, 2009

    In a recent Duluth News Tribune article, UMD recognizes the importance of being a model energy user not only for its students, but for the

  • Festive Bling saves Cha-ching (and carbon)
    December 1, 2009

    On November 18th, student volunteers helped to screw in 50,000 energy saving L.E.D. light bulbs. The bulbs were replacing permanent festive lighting for UMD’s Ordean Court.

  • UMD Students at the Lake Superior Energy Fair
    October 3, 2009

    On September 12, three members of the Student Sustainability Coalition represented the UMD Office of Sustainability at the Harvest Festival and Energy Fair.

  • BigBelly? Big Savings!
    September 28, 2009

    Just in time for the new school year, four BigBelly Solar trash compactors have been installed at UMD.

  • Gettin' Trashy: a film about waste and recycling at UMD.
    June 4, 2009

    Students in Professor David Syring’s class recently spent a semester researching waste/recycling operations at UMD, along with campus behaviors and attitudes about waste management.

  • Kill a Watt meters available at UMD library.
    June 4, 2009

    The UMD Library now has two Kill a Watt meters available for one-week loan periods. The kit includes an easy-to-use meter (plug and read!) and complete instructions.

  • Energy and Sustainablity Events at UMD! April 2009
    April 14, 2009

    Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty- there are many ways to get involved in sustainability-related activities at UMD.

  • Spring Sustainability Fair: panel discussions announced
    March 11, 2009

    April 21, 2009 is the UMD Spring Sustainability Fair.

    Panel discussions and booths will focus on many aspects of sustainability, and specifically energy.

    11:00 a.m. Wind power!

  • UMD participates in the National Teach-in on Cimate Change
    February 9, 2009

    Last Thursday (2/5/09), over 150 students showed up to watch a webcast and participate in the National Teach-in on Climate Change – along with hundreds of colleges universities across the nation.

  • UMD announces partnership with MN Schools Cutting Carbon
    February 2, 2009

    Adding Up To Zero announces their partnership with MNSCC