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E-Newsletter: The Latest from Sustainable UF!

E-Newsletter: The Latest from Sustainable UF!

Published: Apr 17th, 2018

Not on our e-mail list? Sign up here! The Latest News, Events and More from the Office of Sustainability May 15, 2019 NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS NEW Volunteer Opportunity: In Gainesville […]

UF awarded silver status in Bicycle Friendly University program

UF awarded silver status in Bicycle Friendly University program

Published: Dec 1st, 2016

December 1, 2016 On November 29, the League of American Bicyclists announced 51 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities℠ (BFUs)  from 25 states, There are now 164 BFUs in 44 […]

One Less Car Campaign highlights importance of sustainable transportation

One Less Car Campaign highlights importance of sustainable transportation

Published: Nov 11th, 2015

By Michelle McNally, Contributing Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On any given weekday there can be 50,000 students, 17,000 faculty and staff and a number of visitors on UF’s campus. With […]

Campus Kitchen Project looking to revitalize, reduce food waste

Published: Oct 29th, 2015

By Andrew Kluess, Contributing Writer A University of Florida student organization is trying to put a dent in the American food waste epidemic. The Gainesville chapter of the Campus Kitchen […]

Sustainable UF in the Media

Published: Aug 26th, 2015

2016 University of Florida to host 2nd annual climate communications summit (UF News) UF Police Unveil All-Electric Motorcycles – April 7, 2016 (WUFT News) State of Sustainability Address delivered at […]

UF moves up to #55 in Sierra Club ranking of “Cool Schools”

Published: Aug 11th, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla — For the first time in five years, the University of Florida has been ranked in Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” program, making the leap from #84 in 2010 […]

Gators best in SEC at watching their waste

Published: Jul 29th, 2015

Chalk up another SEC championship for the Gators. The University of Florida was recently recognized as a GameDay Recycling Challenge winner for its sustainability efforts during the 2014 football season, […]

Gainesville thrift store takes re-useful approach to sustainability

Published: Mar 24th, 2015

By Kisakye Mugwanya, Contributing Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla.—On a drive down Northeast 23rd Avenue, it is hard to miss the light blue-and-red building next to Satchel’s Pizza that resembles a misplaced […]

2015 Pepsi Challenge focusing on compost education in Reitz Union

Published: Feb 24th, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Now through March 1, students are invited to submit ideas on how to educate Reitz Union patrons about the importance of post-consumer composting as part of the 2015 […]

Interview Requests

Interview Requests

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

Interview Request Process Thank you for your interest in the Office of Sustainability. We ask that you review the following guidelines completely before contacting the office for an interview request: […]