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Rooftop Solar Energy
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Collegiate Sports Sustainability
Energy & Water Efficiency

Sustainability Planning

The Sustainability Action Plan is a road map to monitor and improve UM sustainability performance. Based on our STARS Silver rating, the report establishes a series of goals for 2019. Feel free to consult the document, see how it can apply to your area of expertise. UM cannot go green without you, send us your feedback!


Coffee ground 4 plants

Your Coffee ground at Richter Starbucks won’t get lost anymore! Green U, Student Government ECO Agency, in collaboration with UM Dining have started to pick up  coffee ground from Starbucks to use it as soil amendment in some of our new UM Sustainable Gardens.


Green Liaisons

University of Miami faculty and staff are invited to volunteer as Green Liaisons and share information about environmental initiatives and opportunities to support the University’ Sustainability Mission. Learn more


UM Food Garden

Does growing your own food seem too good to be true? UM’s Food Garden in the arboretum is available to everyone and is a fantastic way to get involved on campus. Contact for more information!

"It makes far better sense to reshape ourselves to fit a finite planet than to attempt to reshape the planet to fit our infinite wants."

David Orr, 1991.