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Many programs at UMD have begun incorporating questions, conversations and linkages to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. "Partnering for the Goals" invites you to help our SustainableUMD network explore opportunities to better share information across UMD divisions, departments, and disciplines in order to advance the University's meaningful involvement in this global initiative.
If you want to learn more about how universities are collectively thinking about their role in the SDGs, click the black button link below.RELATED ARTICLE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
EXAMPLES OF UMD CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD THE GOAL
This resource is under development and we want your help to fill it out! Use the webform below the examples to tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address the SDG locally or globally. The examples on this page are just a broad starting place to help compile meaningful involvement at UMD so that the Office of Sustainability can work with interested stakeholders to explore potential next steps.
UMD Campus Pantry
The University of Maryland Campus Pantry’s mission is to alleviate food insecurity among UMD-College Park students, faculty and staff by providing emergency food to University of Maryland College Park students, faculty, and staff in need.
Food Recovery Network
Food Recovery Network is a national nonprofit that unites students at colleges and universities to fight food waste and hunger by recovering perishable food that would otherwise go to waste from their campus dining halls and donating it to those in need. Our goal is to change the norm from food waste to food recovery in the United States.
MaryPRG Zero Hunger Campaign
Reaching students who are food insecure, and redirecting underutilized resources on campus, such as the food pantry, to those in need.
UMD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
As the founding college of University of Maryland, AGNR is known as the Cornerstone College. Learn more about our rich history and how it has led us to become the highly competitive and cutting-edge college we are today, driven to excel in academics, research, and extension.
Trash to Treasure
Coordinated by the Department of Resident Life, Trash to Treasure is a campus-wide initiative for students to donate food and unwanted gently used items, increasing diversion of waste from the landfill and supporting local DC Metro communities
Please tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address this goal locally or globally: