Sustainability at UNO

UNO defines sustainability as using resources wisely and engaging in actions that:

  1. are enviornmentally friendly, socially responsible, and financially feasible; and
  2. benefit present and future generations of people.

Your input is needed.

UNO released the Sustainability Master Plan in November of 2014. Your input is needed to prioritize strategies for implementation. Brownbag workshops will be held over the next several Wednesdays, we encourage you to get involved. Details can be found here.

The full plan, including the Executive Summary, can be found here.

Campus Progress

Our campus has challenged itself to question current operations and re-envision a more sustainable future.

Center For Urban Sustainability

Focused on advancing impactful urban sustainability research, student education, and engaged community/industry partnerships.


Sustainability has been incorporated into UNO's curriculum, whether for an undergraduate class, graduate programs or research opportunities.


Immersive research addressing environmental, economic and social challenges of sustainability.

Get Involved

Whether learning or leading, UNO's students are at the core of campus sustainability efforts.

Sustainability Committee

The UNO Sustainability Committee is the re-organized UNO Green Task Force that strives for sustainability on the UNO campus.

Contact the Sustainability Committee

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