Sustainability at USM

The Office of Sustainability strives to make the University of Southern Maine's campuses more environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable, while teaching its graduates the sustainability skills they need to thrive in a world facing global environmental change. Learn more about Sustainability at USM.

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Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We’ve moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.

USM's Sustainability Progress Report

USM released the first Sustainability Progress Report. Find out how close we are to becoming carbon neutral by 2040

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Eco-News:Newsletter for Office of Sustainability

Eco-News: The Office of Sustainability's Quarterly Newsletter

Learn more about what sustainability initiatives and events are happening on campus.

Our Eco-reps Program Offers Professional Development

Learn about the hands-on work our student employees are doing to green campus, while adding to their resumes!

Guide to Waste & Recycling at USM

Help reach USM's goal of increasing waste diversion from the landfill to 70% by the year 2020 with our Guide to Waste & Recycling.
Sustainability staff in front of buses

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Ride the Husky Line!

Riding the METRO helps USM reach it's carbon neutrality goal by 2040.