Verdis Group

LiveGreen Ambassadors becomes Employee Resource Group

The new ERG focused on sustainability is open to the med center community.

Jul 11, 2024

Andrew Kirchner

Med center makes an impact during Earth Month

The UNMC Office of Sustainability and supporters picked up litter, recycled actual tons of material, planted a tree and more.

Jun 19, 2024

The med center's newest tree is a Japanese Lilac tree named “Kibo,” which means “hope” or “aspiration” in Japanese.

Green Labs initiative to promote sustainable research 

See how to take part in the effort by the UNMC Office of Sustainability and UNMC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

May 21, 2024

Earth Month will showcase nature and biodiversity

Events are scheduled throughout April and into May, including a campus cleanup, tree planting and e-waste recycling.

Apr 2, 2024

A campus cleanup is scheduled for April 24 as part of the med center's Earth Month events.

Net zero waste goals met for Employee Appreciation Day

In all, the event diverted 119 pounds of waste from the landfill, advancing one of the med center’s sustainability goals.

Mar 22, 2024

Anyone interested in organizing a zero-waste event, as seen here from the #WeAreUNMC BBQ, can contact the UNMC Office of Sustainability.

See a leak, report a leak: Support water conservation

It’s important to report water leaks as soon as possible. Here are steps to take for emergencies or non-emergent leaks.

Feb 5, 2024

LiveGreen: Budget-friendly tips for winter energy conservation

Here are some home winterization ideas to help save on energy costs while improving a home’s comfort.

Jan 17, 2024

LiveGreen Ambassadors participate in campus clean-up

The UNMC Office of Sustainability partnered with the Blue Bucket Project.

Jan 8, 2024

Med center holds events to celebrate sustainability

The UNMC Office of Sustainability hosted a tree planting, a community discussion on health and home efficiency and joined an NU summit.

Dec 12, 2023

Med center can bike into fall with free B-Cycle pass

With a pass, users have access to Heartland B-Cycle’s 400 electric-assist bikes and 80-plus stations.

Nov 9, 2023

Lauren Klingemann