UMass Lowell is committed to climate neutrality as an institution and is a leader in sustainable education, research and innovation. Sustainability is a core commitment in the University’s comprehensive strategy to manage growth and respond to societal needs. As a result, UMass Lowell has seen a dramatic transformation that has generated impressive results and woven sustainability into every aspect of campus life. Read more about the office of Sustainability!
Climate Neutrality Target Date
Total GHG Emissions Reduction Per Square Ft. Since 2012
Total GHG Emissions Reduction Per Person (FTE) Since 2012
What you put in your bin matters.
Recycling or Trash? Check out the Recycle Smart website to get help sorting it out.
Using the Recyclopedia you can search to see if your item is recyclable or not.
The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework that measures the sustainability performance of more than 900 colleges and universities in 41 countries around the world. Learn More.
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The Princeton Review ranks the top 50 Green Colleges, plus reported sustainability information from over 300 more schools. From solar-powered dorms to clean energy career prep, find out the different ways campus life is going green. Learn More.