Sustainable Innovation

Sustainable Innovation

Sustainable Innovation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Shape of Water: A Collaborative Sustainable Art Installation

Multiple waste audits and a campus clean-up conducted at George Mason University by Mason Facilities, Student Government, and University Sustainability contributed an estimated 1,555 single-use […]

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 […]

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 […]

Enhancing Food Security through Aquaponics

On Thursday, April 6, 2023 Mason celebrates Mason Vision Day – an opportunity for the Mason community to come together each year to identify and […]

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 […]

Mason Welcomes New Fleet of Vehicles

Mason Facilities has a new fleet of flexible-fuel vehicles (FFVs) on the Fairfax Campus. Nine new vehicles were added this winter to the Facilities inventory! […]

Stream Restoration Update

Work continues on the “Necklace Phase One and Stream Restoration” project on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus.  This project includes the restoration of the main […]

Organic Land Care Beta Testing

  Mason Facilities is excited to announce the launch of a new pilot program centering around organic land care in a 7-acre area surrounding Merten […]

Sustainable Print Studio

Cartoon Art Credit: Sylvia Rossi Check out the Instagram video!   The School of Art’s Print and Book Arts studio is repositioning its practices and […]