Article Index

  • Earth Day 2014: Save the Date and Your Stuff

    Earth Day 2014 Save the Date and Your Stuff The Earth Day 2014 Celebration at UMass Medical School is set for Tuesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature three collection efforts—so now’s the time

  • Hahnemann Campus Surgery Team Leads on Recycling

    Hahnemann Campus Surgery Team Leads on Recycling It was a simple question of “why not?” that sparked a core group of recycling advocates in the Day Surgery Department at UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Hahnemann Campus to establish a recycling program

  • Medical School is Finalist for National Award

    Medical School is Finalist for National Award In recognition of its progress on a range of sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives, UMass Medical School has been named a finalist for the 2014 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award, an affiliated program of the

  • Checklist for a Green Holiday Break

    Check List for a Green Holiday Break With the holidays around the corner, many of us on campus will be taking some time off. Whether it’s just a couple of days, or a whole week off, please run through this

  • Commuter Survey Winners Announced

    Commuter Survey Winners Announced A big thank you to all on campus who took the online commuter survey through last month’s Growing Green email. It was the first time that UMass Medical School tried an online tool, rather than a

  • Doing More with Less Energy

    Doing More with Less Energy UMass Medical School’s main Worcester campus may be a biomedical powerhouse, but it’s growing increasingly stingy when it comes to energy consumption. Data recently compiled shows that while the main campus has grown dramatically since

  • Chilling Out Cuts Global Warming

    Chilling Out Cuts Global Warming  Cooling campus buildings in the future will be more ozone friendly and reduce the campus’ carbon footprint by the same as taking 11,000 cars of the road for a year. This significant carbon credit flows

  • Electronics Recycling October 11

    Electronics Recycling October 11  After playing to rave reviews at the University Campus and South Street, Shrewsbury locations, UMass Medical School’s electronics recycling road show comes to 100 Century Drive in Worcester on Friday October 11. The event will run

  • LRB Energy Audit Leads to Big Savings

     LRB Energy Audit Leads to Big Savings Following a comprehensive audit, the medical school is now implementing energy efficiency improvements to the air handling systems in the Lazare Medical Research Building that will significantly reduce the building’s energy consumption and save

  • Recycling Gets Easier and Tracked by Building

    Recycling Gets Easier and Tracked by Building A new and easier way to recycle is going viral across UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care. Sometimes called "simple stream," the new program allows paper, cardboard, cans, bottles and other

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