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

Greenhouse corn plants

First Green Fund project completed

Residents of Leopold Hall can now enjoy a cooler, more efficient rooftop greenhouse. This project was the first to be supported by the UW–Madison Green Fund, administered by the Office of Sustainability.

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.

LGBT Green Office

Five UW–Madison offices achieve green certification

The first Office of Sustainability-certified Green Offices are the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Academic Programs Office, UHS Counseling Services, LGBT Campus Center, Facilities Planning & Management, and the Morgridge Center for Public Service.

SUSTAINABILITY EVENTS