Sustainability Blog

We can all use new sources of inspiration when it comes to working toward greater sustainability. You can find them in this blog, where we profile some of the many people in the UNL community who make smart choices about the resources they use where they live, work and play.

Integrated Pest Management practices lead State in using natural pest control methods

Monday, August 7, 2017

Did you know UNL Facilities Management has established procedures for pest control to minimize chemical usage? Read how they're working hard to keep UNL safe!

UNL Office of Sustainability plans its first sustainability Summit

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Office of Sustainability is excited to announce the first annual Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, September 6 at 3 pm in the Nebraska City Campus Union.

Two clicks to stop waste: Opt out of your phone book

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Via Nebraska Recycling Council

Online searches are quickly replacing phone books as a way to search for information. Studies show that 70% of adults "rarely or never"use a phone book. Yet they keep showing up on our doorsteps.

Cedar Point Biological Station expanding course opportunities for unique learning

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Cedar Point Biological Station is Nebraska's experimental campus. See how they're incorporating sustainability into their coursework and campus.
John Garbisch, Director of Cedar Point Biological Station

Water literacy program improve teaching tools for K-12 water curricula

Thursday, July 6, 2017

While most academic buildings are quiet during the summer months, a group of about 40 teachers from around Nebraska gathered at Hardin Hall for the week of June 12 to begin a water literacy program for continuing education.
Water Literacy Program