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Action of the Month: Spot Greenwashing as an Eco-conscious Consumer

January 2022 Written by Astrid Rojas, Office of Sustainability Intern, and Lauren Stefan, Office of Sustainability Design & Marketing Assistant, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute  Happy New Year! Astrid and Lauren with Sustainable UF here!  2022 is underway and many people are exploring new goals and resolutions for the year ahead. […]

UF CAP 2.0 Lunch & Learn

Faculty and staff Climate Action Plan on January 27

UF faculty & staff, would you like a better understanding of the UF CAP and how your role at UF can have an impact? The Office of Sustainability is hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn to help faculty & staff learn more about the ongoing UF CAP 2.0 process. On Thursday, January 27th join us on Zoom from 12-1pm to find out what’s going on with climate action around UF and share your thoughts!

Action of the Month: Reduce Waste During the Holidays

Student holding present wrapped with newspaper to reduce waste

This December, join Sustainable UF & TESI to review ways to reduce waste when giving gifts & celebrate more sustainably!

University Climate Action Plans: Impact Beyond Emissions

How does Academics fit into a University Climate Action Plan? A climate action plan or CAP, is generally considered a strategic plan for reducing and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. From airlines to banks to fast-food restaurants, many organizations have climate action plans that address the challenge of climate change and share their carbon neutrality goals. […]

UF CAP 2.0 Lunch & Learn

CAP Lunch & Learn event information

UF Faculty & Staff Invited to Engage with Climate Action Since the launch of the process to revise & update the UF Climate Action Plan (CAP) in early 2021, the Office of Sustainability has been hosting a variety of presentation formats to engage with the UF community about climate action efforts at UF. As this work continues, […]

Action of The Month: Know The History of The Land You Inhabit

November 2021 Written by Chloe Dill, Office of Sustainability Intern, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Hi, Chloe with Sustainable UF here! In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, join me and Sustainable UF for the November Action of the Month: Know the History of the Land You Inhabit. We’ll explore […]

UF CAP 2.0 Listen & Learn Recap

UF CAP 2.0 Listen & Learn, November 8, 2021

Couldn’t make it to the UF CAP 2.0 Listen & Learn session on Monday, November 8th? No worries! Join us for a quick recap of this climate action feedback event.   CAP 2.0 Refresher On Nov. 8th, the UF Office of Sustainability hosted an informative Listen & Learn session open to the entire UF community. The […]

Action of the Month: Have a Sustainably Spooky Halloween

Bats emerge from the UF Bat Barns to feed on insects.

October 2021 Brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Fall is finally here! Along with the themed events, temperature change, and re-emergence of our favorite seasonal flavors, Halloween is a time when we look forward to creating spook-takular memories with friends and family.  Everyone deserves a moment to de-stress […]

Action of the Month: Green Your Office

September 2021Brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. First, let’s talk about what “greening your office” means: Let’s set the scene. You’ve been working in the same office or at the same desk at home for almost a year now. Your workspace is starting to look increasingly […]

August Action of the Month: Meatless Mondays

Hello! Alexis Irvin here again, Communications and Outreach Intern with the UF Office of Sustainability. As an environmental science student, I frequently find myself in conversations about sustainable agriculture and the benefits of plant-based diets. Based on the most recent global data available at the time, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a 2014 […]