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Free Online Cycling Course for UF students, faculty & staff!

Through a partnership with the American Bicycle Education Association, the Office of Sustainability is pleased to offer Cycling Savvy Basics Online to all University of Florida Students, Faculty and Staff! Until 2018, Cycling Savvy’s nationally recognized cycling safety curriculum was only available as an in-person weekend course. Cycling Savvy Basics Online presents the core of Cycling […]

COVID-19: Impacts on Sustainable UF Events

Updated 3/19/2020 Due to the recent developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) as it relates to campus and student events, the UF Office of Sustainability is taking steps to postpone, cancel or move to a virtual format for all upcoming Sustainable UF events. The in-person portion of several events as part of UF Bike Month 2020 and UF Campus […]

Deadline extended for the 2020 Champions for Change Nominations!

The deadline for the nominations for the 2020 Champions for Change awards has been extended to Monday, February 24th at 5pm. Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution in the area of sustainability or health & well-being during their time at UF? Help us recognize some of the amazing students, faculty and […]

Fall Collection Day is Thursday, Dec. 5th!

Join Sustainable UF Wednesday, Dec. 5th for our Fall Collection Day! This event makes it easy and convenient to get rid of unwanted household items, clothing, hazardous waste, old electronics, furniture, appliances, and non-perishable food items. Usable items will be donated for use in the community, and damaged goods, hazardous waste, and electronic equipment will […]

Join us on Wednesday, 10/9 for the annual Sustainable Transportation Fair & Electric Vehicle Exhibit!

What moves you? Join the Office of Sustainability from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Weds. Oct. 9 for the annual Sustainable Transportation Fair! The event will feature community and campus organizations, tabling activities and giveaways, an Electric Vehicle Expo, free bike repair, e-bike demonstrations, and more! Visit our webpage here for more info, or […]

Fill It Forward Face-Off with University of Kentucky

The competition doesn’t end with tonight’s game! UF and UK are going head to head for the first ever Fill It Forward Face-Off – a race to be the first to completely fund a clean water project through our Cupanion partner. How does it work? For every scanned refill on your Fill It Forward sticker, Cupanion […]

Congratulations to the 2019 Recipients of the Champions for Change Awards

The following people and programs were selected in 2019 to receive Champions for Change awards for their significant contributions in the areas of Sustainability or Health & Well-Being. Sustainability: Sheila Noel Sheila Noel is a maintenance specialist in the Reitz Union. Her work in managing the Reitz’s building automation system and HVAC plant has had a […]

Green Graduation Cord Applications open until April 12!

The Green Gator Graduation Cord Challenge is a program run by Gators Going Green at the University of Florida. Students graduating this summer who successfully earn at least 10 points and complete the required application form will be eligible to receive a green cord to wear during the commencement ceremony. Find out more by visiting […]

Congratulations to the 2019 Champions for Change Award Recipients

On April 3, the Office of Sustainability and the Healthy Gators Coalition recognized 10 individuals and groups that have made significant contributions to sustainability or health & well-being during their time at UF. Congratulations to the following award recipients! In the area of Sustainability: Sheila Noel LiveGreen Development Team Sam Jenkins Assembly for Action Gator […]

Volunteer at Clean-Upalooza!

Join Sustainable UF for the inaugural Clean-Upalooza on April 6, 9:30am-12:30pm (as part of Campus Earth Week 2019). Clean-Upalooza will take place at FOUR natural areas around campus – Lake Alice & University Gardens, Bartram-Carr Woods, McCarty Woods and Harmonic Woods. We need YOUR help to make this the biggest clean-up and invasive species removal […]