UMass Dartmouth Lauded for Being Green

The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges, in their 2019 Edition, has named the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Campus as one of the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges for the 8th consecutive year. 


Administrators at U-Mass Dartmouth indicate that they continue to monitor food waste and shredded paper. 


Umass Dartmouth also began the creation of the largest public battery storage system in the Commonwealth, in an effort to reduce the electrical load from the grid during peak storage times.


College applicants and their parents have concerns about the environment and sustainability; among the nearly 12-thousand teens and parents that were surveyed as part of a ''hopes and worries'' survey; 64% said that having information about a school's commitment to the environment would influence their decision.