UMMC Goes Green

Sustainability Initiatives

Recognizing that sustaining a healthy environment is essential to maintaining both personal and public health, UMMC has committed itself to promoting healthy patients and communities locally and globally by safeguarding the environment.

Awards and Honors

UMMC has won both state and national awards for its accomplishments in sustainability.  Learn more about the accomplishments for which the awards were received.

Sustainability Team

The Green Team, originally formed in 2007 by Vickie Stewart, is a multi-disciplinary group of staff committed to:

  • Reducing environmental risks to our staff, patients, and our communities.
  • Promoting the welfare and health of individuals and the environment.
  • Leading by example in the responsible use and care of resources.
  • Taking responsibility in promoting conservation and environmental stewardship.

The Green Team is led by Justin Graves, RN BSN, Sustainability Coordinator under the direction of Denise Choiniere, RN MS, Director - Materials Management and Sustainability.

University Farmers Market

The Farmers' Market is closed for the 2015 season. Thanks for your support! Join us again next May through November, 2016.

Green Workplace

Tips to help employees make their workplace more environmentally-friendly.


Tips for Going Green

Online Resources

Want to learn more about how to reduce your overall negative impact on the environment?  Take a look at these sites.

Green on Greene Street

Annual Sustainability Report

Coming Soon

Farmers Market

University Farmers MarketThe University Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as a variety of nuts, jams, baked goods, and prepared foods.

You can now use your Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits via the electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card at the market.

By accepting these benefits, formerly known as food stamps, we are further expanding access to fresh fruits and vegetables to those in our community. Credit and debit cards are now also accepted.

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