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.

EcoHuskers End-of-Year Awards

Friday, May 10, 2019

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln continually strives toward being a better steward of the environment. With the help of PepsiCo Recycling’s Zero Impact Fund, the UNL Office of Sustainability (OS) piloted a peer-to-peer sustainability education Green Teams program called “EcoHuskers” in 10 different buildings across campus. Throughout the 2018-2019 school year, the OS worked with the 10 pilot buildings on various projects.


Join Our Team!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Office of Sustainability (OS) is seeking a graduate student interested in the opportunity to assist in the coordination of sustainability projects and initiatives by joining the OS as a Sustainability Specialist Graduate Assistant. Specifically, this position will act as an assistant to the Sustainability Coordinator, and be given various responsibilities as related to the implementation and completion of various sustainability activities, events, projects, and initiatives with which the OS is currently involved.


Tips for a Sustainable Summer

Monday, April 29, 2019

Finals are in full swing, stress levels are decreasing and bags are being packed as some return home for the summer. As you enjoy your time off remember there are many ways to make sure you’re living sustainably as you soak up the sun! 

1. Spend time outside

UNL Library and grass in front of it


Congratulations to our Graduating Seniors!

Monday, April 29, 2019

Our Sustainability Specialist, Cale Brodersen, as well as our Graphic Design Intern, Megan Engel, will be graduating later this week! 


Sustain UNL Moves for Plastic Bag Ban

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Sustain UNL has been hard at work this semester trying to get a plastic bag ban in motion for campus. “Sustain wanted to ban plastic bags on campus because we saw it as an area of our campus that could be switched out with a more sustainable alternative as a method of reducing waste and intriguing more sustainable practice to our university,” said Josephine Stoessel, sophomore Environmental Studies major.