On-Campus Solutions

On-Campus Solutions

On-Campus Solutions

2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition  

George Mason University Sustainability Competes in National Wildlife Federation’s 2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition via Green Game 2023. George Mason University Sustainability joined […]
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Mason Custodial Pilot Program Launches at Mason Square Campus

Mason Facilities is excited to announce the expansion of the Mason Custodial Pilot Program to the Mason Square campus. In Fall 2022, Facilities launched the […]

Earth Month 2023 Recap

In April 2023, Mason Facilities, University Sustainability, and their university partners celebrated Earth Month! Here are a few highlights from the events that took place […]

Facilities Spring Campus Cleanup 2023

On Thursday, May 4, 2023, our Facilities Management (FM) team members hosted its annual Campus Cleanup at the Fairfax, Mason Square and SciTech campuses. Mason’s […]

Arboretum Tree Planting

  In celebration of Earth Week, Mason’s Arboretum Board hosted a community tree planting event at Peterson Hall on Thursday, April 20, 2023. Student volunteers […]

Mason’s Iconic Cherry Blossoms and Arboretum

The George Mason University Arboretum was established in 2015, earned ArbNet Level II accreditation in 2021, and is distributed across 900+ acres of the university’s […]

Earth Month 2023: Volunteering Opportunities

Calling the Mason Community – April is Earth Month!  University Sustainability hosts events, activities, and initiatives all month long.  These activities are not just available […]

Budding Scientist Monitors Mason’s Iconic Cherry Blossoms

Mason graduate student’s Cherry Blossom Monitoring research uses Mason as a living lab to assess how climate change affects the bloom date of cherry blossom […]

New Landscaping for Point of View Retreat

  The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School’s Point of View (POV) retreat facility is kicking off the spring semester with new, pollinator-friendly, landscaping. Its exterior […]

New LED Lighting at the Rappahannock River Parking Deck

Mason Facilities transitioned to LED lighting at the Fairfax Campus’s Rappahannock River parking deck – replacing over six hundred fluorescent light fixtures. Mason’s new LED […]

100 Trees Added to Mason

 On Saturday, October 1, 2022 Mason Exhibitions, with the support of Mason Facilities, the Patriot Green Fund (PGF), the Office of Sustainability, and community volunteers, planted 100 […]

Facilities Fall Prep 2022

 “Walking around campus ahead of the first day of school, I couldn’t help but notice how beautiful the campus looked!  Imagining all the parents who […]

Stream Restoration on Fairfax Campus Will Create Scenic Pathway

 Work has begun on the “Necklace Phase One and Stream Restoration” project on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus, Mason Facilities announced.The project includes the restoration […]

Facilities Spring Campus Cleanup

Check out our Instagram Post! Facilities Spring 2022 Campus Cleanup On Tuesday, May 5, 2022, our Facilities Management (FM) team members took charge for a […]

Arboretum Tree Planting

 In Spring 2022, a small team of students used the Patriot Green Fund to enhance the diversity of The Honeybee Pollinator Garden. This garden sits […]