Sustainability

Annual Reports

UMass Lowell has been aggressively working to implement various sustainability measures since signing its Climate Action Plan in 2009. A component of reducing the emissions of this institution is the proper management and diversion of its waste. Below you will find our annual Solid Waste, Recycling and Diversion Reports. UMass Lowell has consistently increased our institution-wide recycling and diversion rate over the past few years. 

This annual report delineates the amount of solid waste used, recycled and diverted here at UMass Lowell. To get the details, please download the past three year’s annual reports below:

Annual Leading by Example Reports and Awards

Please also see the Leading by Example Annual Reports. For more information on Leading by Example visit the MA DOER. Reports below:

The University has been recognized by the MA Department of Energy Resources (DOER) numerous times throughout the past three years. As an example of some of the accolades see the following University Press Releases:

UMass Lowell Win’s Governor’s Leading by Example Award in 2012 (PDF)
UMass Lowell’s Energy and Sustainability Manager, Paul Piraino, Receives Personal Leading By Example Award in 2013 (PDF)