University of Wisconsin–Madison
Terrace sunset

"The University of Wisconsin–Madison will be a living model for sustainability, exemplifying values and actions that demonstrate our commitment to stewardship of resources, respect for place and the health and well-being of the broader community, now and for the future."

SUSTAINABILITY TASK FORCE REPORT, 2010

Sustainability at UW

Melissa Nergard

Nergard appointed first 1st full-time director of sustainability

Learn about Melissa Nergard, who has been hired as Director of Sustainability at Facilities Planning & Management!

Chancellor Becky Blank

Chancellor discusses sustainability efforts at UW-Madison

Chancellor Becky Blank has published a new blog post about the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s sustainability initiatives and achievements.

Earth Day conference

A successful zero waste pilot on Earth Day

Office of Sustainability interns worked with the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies to pilot zero waste programming at the annual Earth Day conference—with exciting results.

Sustainability Events