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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 […]

Press Releases

Published: Dec 11th, 2014

For press inquiries, please find our contact details here. Please find all office press releases by date below. Note: Some links may no longer be available. 2015 UF earns top honors […]