Sustain-a-Bash celebrates campus sustainability community

On Friday, September 16, on East Campus Mall, a group of students congregated around a bicycle. One pedaled at full speed while the other held down a blender jar to get the smoothie going. A …

Progress after dismay: a vertiginous summer for climate activists

At the start of the summer, the Supreme Court delivered a blow to the EPA’s ability to limit greenhouse gas emissions. By August, however, Congress swung back. UW–Madison students and professors process the back-and-forth and …

UW–Madison earns Bee Campus USA certification

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has earned the Bee Campus USA Certification, making it one of 140 Bee Campus Affiliates nationwide. Bee Campus USA, an initiative of the Xerces Society, “…provides a framework for campus communities …

Campus labs offered opportunity to participate in globally-recognized lab sustainability certification program

UW–Madison campus laboratories can apply to participate in the Lab Certification Program from My Green Lab, a globally recognized leader in laboratory sustainability. The program will be offered for free to the first 10 labs …

Sustainability projects showcase students’ creativity in Geography 309: People, Land and Food

A documentary of the F. H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture. Paintings that address food waste and incorporate paint made from food scraps. A wood-burned map that describes the impact of land use change on …

UW–Madison earns second Silver rating in campus sustainability assessment

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has completed its second comprehensive sustainability report through the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS), which is administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). …