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Business will implement new phosphorus recycling process in Midwest

April 24, 2015 | A University of Wisconsin-Madison startup is helping Midwest cities remove pollutants from wastewater through a new process that will benefit local farmers, too.

Save energy, grow an iceberg

Energy-tracking app encourages sustainable behaviors April 20, 2015 | by Maija Inveiss and Jill Sakai For a generation motivated by technology and fast-moving information, a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has created an energy-tracking app to make reducing day-to-day energy usage more accessible.


Earth Week 2015

UW–Madison students and community members will celebrate Earth Week with events and activities across campus. Join the Earth Week Facebook event for the full list of activities and updates on dates, times, and event changes.

Sustainability Forum Videos

Did you miss Forum 2015 or want to re-watch a session? Videos from the Sustainability Forum 2015: Rethinking Our Consumption: Beyond Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are now available.

What you can do


Act: Sometime today, take a look at the contents of a garbage bin in your home and conduct your own mini trash audit. How well are you putting waste in its place?

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