Additional Ann Arbor Sustainability Goals
As efforts toward university-wide carbon neutrality progress, U-M continues to work toward its 2025 Ann Arbor campus sustainability goals, established in 2011. In FY22, U-M achieved its 25% greenhouse gas reduction goal three years ahead of schedule. Ongoing Ann Arbor commitments also pertain to fuel efficiency, waste reduction, healthy environments and community engagement.
reduction in greenhouse gas emissions—achieved in 2022
reduction in landscape chemical applications—achieved in 2019
Goal in Progress—Fuel Efficiency
reduction in vehicle carbon output (Target: 30% by 2025)
Goal in Progress—Waste Reduction
reduction in waste to landfill (Target: 40% by 2025)
Goal in Progress—Healthy Environments
sustainable food purchased (Target: 20% by 2025)
Goal in Progress—Community Engagement
U-M is investing in programs to educate our community, track behavior and report progress over time toward a campus-wide ethic of sustainability.