Student Activities & Projects

New2U Sustainable Move-Out at the University of Massachusetts

Student Showcase

Select student works are posted each year to Scholarworks, a digital archive for research and scholarly information. 

College of Natural Sciences College Day Barbecue

CNS strives to be a zero-waste event with a cross-campus Green Event Planning Team that includes members from Auxiliary Services, Physical Plant, and CNS. Eco-Reps are on hand to provide education about sustainable practices and to help those attending put their compostables into the appropriate receptacles. 

EPA Game Day Challenge

UMass Amherst participates in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Game Day Challenge, a national collegiate competition where colleges and universities implement recycling and compost programs to reduce waste at football games and tailgates.

Eco-Rep Trash Sort

Each year Eco-Reps sort trash taken from campus residential areas to raise awareness about recycling.

Sustainable Move In & Out - New2U

The New2U program collects unwanted items each spring during move-out and resells these collected items each fall during move-in.