The University of Minnesota is committed to incorporating sustainability into all aspects of the institution and we are leading the way through our teaching, research, and outreach and the operations that support them.

Sustainability goals as outlined in the University of Minnesota's systemwide strategic plan, MPact 2025:

  • Build a fully sustainable future.

  • Demonstrate state and worldwide leadership in sustainability and environmental teaching, research, and convening power.

  • Develop system leadership and governance coordination for sustainability initiatives.

  • Establish next-generation systemwide Climate Action Plan for 2030.

Latest Sustainability News
CAP Town Hall Sustainability Committee 2022

Join the Twin Cities Sustainability Committee (TCSC)! The committee was launched in the fall of 2021 with a charge of guiding the MPact 2025 goal to “Build a fully sustainable future” as stated in the Systemwide Strategic Plan. Moving forward, the committee’s work will encompass the entire span of campus sustainability activity and mission, inclusive of operations, teaching, research, and outreach. This committee is open to staff, faculty, undergraduate & graduate students.

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GameDay Zero Waste Challenge Winner badge

University of Minnesota Twin Cities has won the 2023 GameDay Football Zero Waste Touchdown Challenge in the Food Organics Per Capita category! 

This achievement underscores our commitment to waste reduction, putting sustainability at the forefront of our athletic spaces.

  

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