Buildings & Infrastructure

Buildings & Infrastructure Waste and Recycling at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Green Building

The campus is home to a number of green buildings, including those certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). 

Master Plan Sustainability Chapter

The campus's Master Plan includes a chapter that focuses specifically on sustainability. (Link leads to pdf download.)

Alternative Transportation

The campus has easy access to buses, a fleet of Bike Share bicycles, as well as charging stations for electric vehicles. 

Reclaimed Water Expansion

The campus uses reclaimed water for multiple uses in order to reduce potable water consumption.

UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Team operates within the Agriculture & Landscape Program of UMass Extension.