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.

Faculty Profile: Michael Forsberg Calls Great Plains Home

Monday, November 6, 2017

Michael Forsberg was in college when he first discovered his connection to the natural world through the lens of a camera. “Photos help us see the Earth itself is a living and breathing thing,” Forsberg said while sipping a cup of coffee at the Coffee House. “Everything is connecting to everything else.”
Michael Forsberg, conservation photographer

10 Ways to Have a Sustainable Thanksgiving

Monday, November 6, 2017

Thanksgiving is a day to get together with family and give thanks. But every year, many Americans forget to show thanks to something very important to them: the planet. Follow these tips for a more sustainable Thanksgiving that our planet will thank you for.
10 Ways to Have a Sustainable Thanksgiving

Students Save Company Energy and Money through Internship

Monday, November 6, 2017

Students get real-world experience saving the environment while working with companies to save them money through the Partners in Pollution Prevention Program.
Student interns from the 2017 Partners in Pollution Prevention

Aircuity Keeps Ventilation Efficient and Safe

Monday, November 6, 2017

The University of Nebraska, Lincoln is improving energy efficiency and reduced carbon emissions through the technology Aircuity.
UNL chemistry lab in Hamilton Hall

Go Green for Big Red Diverts Pounds from the Landfill on Game Days

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Every week, there’s a wave of green that contrasts the red surrounding the stadium on game days. While most fans are getting ready to help cheer on their Huskers, a group of volunteers help Lincoln in another way with Go Green for Big Red.
Tailgaters at Husker Game use green bags to recycle

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