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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!

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, […]

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 […]

UF CAP 2.0 Listen & Learn

UF CAP 2.0 Listen & Learn, November 8, 2021

Provide Feedback on the Draft UF Climate Action Plan Since the launch of the process to revise & update the UF Climate Action Plan in early 2021, the six CAP Working Groups (made up of staff, faculty, and students from across campus) have been working with the Office of Sustainability to focus on several core […]

Become an Ambassador for the #GatorsBEATWaste Station

The #GatorsBEATWaste Station, a partnership between PepsiCo, Business Services, Gator Dining and the Office of Sustainability, was unveiled in the summer of 2019 in the Reitz Union Food Court across from Starbucks and Pollo Tropical. The station is outfitted with easy-to-follow instructions and graphics to help guests navigate the disposal process in a few simple […]

Redefining Inclusive Outdoor Spaces at UF CORE

Written By Alexis Irvin, Communications and Outreach Intern As scientists continue to unpack the impacts of climate change, recreational organizations are looking to address yet another issue: removing socio-economic barriers to the outdoors. In policy, these conversations are often centered around climate, public land, and physical experience. But for organizations like CORE (Center for Outdoor […]

Gators Recycle: New Pilot to Improve Recycling Participation on Campus

In early September 2021, the UF Office of Sustainability launched the new Gators Recycle Pilot project in the Plaza of Americas and Library West areas. With the support of Library West and Facilities Services staff, the Office of Sustainability worked to implement temporary new signage and messaging in strategic locations, including on and near existing […]

Free Global Sustainability Conference for UF Community

For the second year in a row, the UF Office of Sustainability is happy to announce that the virtual 2021 Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) on October 12-14, 2021, will be available online for current UF students, faculty and staff at zero cost. As a “Host Institution”, UF attendees will have access […]

Nominations Are Open for the 2021 Champions for Change!

Nominations for the 2021 Champions for Change awards are now open until April 9th, 2021 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 staff who are Champions […]

Action of the Month: Opt to Cycle Once Per Week

March 2021Written by Natalia Turkel, Office of Sustainability InternIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Incorporating cycling into your commute can have great positive benefits for the environment and your health. Learn more from Natalia, a Gator who is all about finding the knowledge and resources to make her cycling journey as safe, […]