University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Environment

Join us in supporting a clean and healthy environment for all.

Conserve Energy
energy star logo
  • Use Energy Star certified electric/electronic devices and appliances.
  • Use the Energy Star power managment settings on your computer, monitor, and printer.
  • Use a power strip as central "on/off" point for your devices to complete disconnect the power supply.
light bulbs
  • Replace light bulbs with Energy Star qualified bulbs.
  • Turn off the lights when you leave.
  • Unplug chargers for cell phones and laptops after they are charged from outlets.
  • Keep air vents unblocked and air flows freely.
Go Green at Work/Home
green office What you can do at office
Just a few simple things you do at work can make a big difference in the fight against global warming.
gree home What You Can Do at Home
Making your home more energy efficient can help to reduce high energy bills, improve comfort and help to protect the environment.
waste_disposal-100x70 Waste Disposal Guide
Find out UWM disposal guidelines for hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
share the earth Share the Earth
Share the Earth is a series of earth-friendly events that takes place in the UWM Union during the academic year. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
Sustainability
campusgarden UWM's Garden Club
UWM faculty, staff, and students strive to grow healthy and affordable produce.

Video Watch a video on UWM's Campus Gardens - Click Here

recycle Campus Recycling
Conserving natural resources and reducing pollution by recycling paper and comingle throughout the campus.
Rideshare
Carpool Zimride
Carpooling with your friends, classmates, and coworkers.
Zipcar Zipcar
Economical car rental for UWM faculty, staff and students.
Helpful Resources