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There are many student groups committed to sustainability within and beyond the UC Merced community.
UC Merced's market-leading program for new-building energy efficiency will significantly reduce the university's direct impact on the environment.
UC Merced is designing and managing an ecosystem where the community can learn along with researchers and students.

Area Stakeholders:

  Teaching                                                                                           Energy                                                                                                 Green Building                                                                                Water                                                                                               Food                                                                                                 Recycling                                                                                            Student Engagement                                                                       Procurement                                                                                     Research                                                                                           Transportation  

As the first new research campus of the 21st Century, UC Merced has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to demonstrate — from the ground up — sustainable economic, social and environmental systems that preserve the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Our faculty, staff and students embrace this opportunity and are building sustainability into every aspect of the campus. Learn More...