Earth Week 2021 gathers students, partners to celebrate sustainability in all forms

The Office of Sustainability, in partnership with over 18 student orgs, departments, and campus offices, will host its fourth annual Earth Week events from April 18-23, 2021. The events are free and open to all …

ICYMI: Earth Week Film Screening of The Condor & The Eagle   

Jackie Olson is a senior majoring in Landscape & Urban Studies/Environmental Studies. She hopes to incorporate her knowledge of sustainability into her future designs, as well as pursue a degree in Environmental Law. She recently …

Earth Week 2019 Highlights Campus Partnerships and Opportunities

What does environmental injustice mean, and how does it manifest in Madison? How does one create an activist campaign to address climate change? Let’s say you tear your favorite jeans—how do you stitch them up …

Several Hundred People, 11 Pounds of Trash: A Successful Zero Waste Pilot on Earth Day

“Zero waste”—it’s an idea that can feel slightly naïve in our consumerist culture. Nearly everything we do produces waste of some kind. And when large groups of people gather for an all-day event—say, hundreds of …

Earth Week 2018 Explores a Spectrum of Sustainability Topics on Campus

Earth Week 2018 at UW-Madison, which ran from Monday, April 16 to Monday, April 23, successfully engaged hundreds of students, staff, and community members with a dynamic series of events on campus. A rich array …

Earth Week Celebrations Return to the UW

The Office of Sustainability is celebrating the 48th annual Earth Day with a dynamic week of events. And they aren’t doing it alone: several organizations on campus are working together, including the Sustainability Committee of …