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Study Sustainability at UMass Lowell
Climate Change and Sustainability is an interdisciplinary minor, under the direction of the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative and housed in the Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Students gain an understanding of the basic science behind climate change, the social and economic consequences of climate change and strategies for sustainability and climate adaptation.
UML Undergraduate Courses (No or Low Prerequisite)
More advanced but critical to sustainable policy:
ENVE. 4640: Solid Waste Engineering and Management
Generation, storage, collection, transfer and transport, processing and disposal of municipal solid wastes; treatment and disposal of water and wastewater treatment sludge; landfill design; alternative waste management and disposal strategies.
Current Initiatives at UMass Lowell
What Other Institutions are Doing
Swiss chard growing on the roof of O'Leary Library
Nonprofits in the Sustainability Space
Recycling bins at UMass Amherst. The design of bins can have a positive effect on rates of recycling.