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Volunteer during residence hall move-out

April 26, 2016 | by University Housing staff As more than 7,400 students prepare to move out of the university residence halls, the UW–Madison Division of University Housing is asking for volunteers to help residents and their families say goodbye sustainably to items they no longer need.

New Interim Director of Sustainability Operations announced

April 18, 2016 | by Jill Sakai   Rob Lamppa has been appointed as the interim director of sustainability operations and co-director of the Office of Sustainability.


Sign-up for housing move out

As residence hall moveout approaches, University Housing seeks volunteers to help students and families donate and recycle items they do not want to take with them.

Fall sustainability courses

It’s that time of year again! Fall class enrollment! Add some sustainability to your schedule. No matter your interest, there is bound to be a course that will fit with your class needs.

What you can do

Unplug to save money


Unplug your TV when not in use

Your television draws energy even when you aren’t using it because it must always ready to receive a signal. Turned off and plugged in, an average TV draws 5 watts per hour. Unplug your TV when you leave for the day to prevent wasted energy. Bonus: You’ll also save money.

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