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Spring Collection Day is Wednesday, April 19!

Published: Apr 16th, 2017

Join Sustainable UF Wednesday, April 19 for ourĀ  Spring Collection Day! This event makes it easy and convenient to get rid of unwanted household items, clothing, hazardous waste, old electronics, […]

Clothing donations wanted! Close the Loop Competition ends Sept. 29

Clothing donations wanted! Close the Loop Competition ends Sept. 29

Published: Sep 23rd, 2015

Greeks Going Green at the University of Florida is collecting clothing donations for the national ‘Close the Loop’ challenge. If you have old clothes – in ANY condition – donate […]

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, […]

Composting

Composting

Published: Jun 2nd, 2015

In 2013, UF began piloting a composting program through a partnership with Waste Corporation of America (WCA). The first phase of the program focused on organic waste collected at home […]

Waste Reduction at UF

Waste Reduction at UF

Published: Jun 2nd, 2015

The University of Florida has set a goal to reach Zero Waste. Perhaps, the most important key to achieving this goal is waste reduction. This means re-evaluating our needs and […]

Recycling at UF

Recycling at UF

Published: Jun 2nd, 2015

Quick Guide to Recycling on Campus recycling.ufl.edu The University Physical Plant Department (PPD) Recycling and Solid Waste Management manages the collection and disposal of all solid waste generated through University […]