Taking UMW to a Greener Future!

UMW is taking strides all across campus to be as sustainable as possible. Take a look below at ongoing sustainability projects and initiatives led by the Office of Sustainability and our amazing students, faculty and staff.

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Single-Use Plastic Phase-Out


Gardens & Pollinators


Waste & Recycling


Tree Campus Higher Education

Stormwater Management


Climate Action


Sustainable Dining