Environment and Sustainability

News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives. (see all topics)


Low-cost device — shaped like a birdhouse — could help provide drinking water to people affected by natural disasters.


UB beat its conference rivals by using more than 219 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, representing 100 percent of the school’s annual electricity use.


The projects will receive a total of $134,000 from UB’s Bruce Holm Memorial Catalyst Fund.


Study raises new concerns about how agriculture may be contributing to the spread of antibiotic resistance worldwide.


James Balog, a climate change expert and environmentalist, will speak at UB on April 12  as part of UB’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


National Cancer Institute funding will allow Lucia Leone and her team to expand their work by helping organizations across the Northeast and Southeast start mobile markets using the Veggie Van model.


New book explores how to keep neighborhoods intact and affordable while pursuing environmental goals.


At this free event open to the public, volunteer fixers will do their best to get your items — from small appliances and jewelry, to bicycles and textiles — back to working order.


Graduate students in Martha Bohm’s fall studio developed a vision for the siting of the GRoW Home, which will move from its current location on South Campus to a pernament place on North Campus.


The compound’s promising electroactive properties make it an ideal candidate material for redox flow batteries.