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Announcing: Winners of the 2020 Earth Day Photo Contest

Leading up to Earth Day on April 22nd, 2020, the Office of Sustainability hosted an online Earth Day Photo Contest. We received over 160 amazing submissions and thousands of votes during this process. We are happy to announce the top 3 winners of the 2020 Earth Day Photo Contest by popular vote: 1st place Submitted […]

Earth Day Photo Contest: Voting!

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We received an incredible number of amazing submissions to the 2020 Earth Day Photo Contest. Scroll through all of the accepted submissions below (click on an image to learn more) Then when you’re ready, cast your votes before April 19th at midnight to determine the winners of the 2020 Earth Day Photo Contest. Please note: […]

Open Online Courses on Sustainability and Climate Change

Student sitting on her dorm bed, looking at her laptop and doing homework

Whether you’re looking to build new skills or expand your knowledge, several universities and online learning platforms are offering online courses for free for the next few months. Below we’ve gathered some of the available courses related to climate change or sustainability that you can complete from the safety of your own home! Online courses: […]

Sustainable UF’s Earth Day Photo Contest

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Celebrate 2020 Earth Day this year with a submission to Sustainable UF’s Earth Day Photo Contest! Enter a photograph taken by you that features nature or sustainability for a chance to win and be featured this Earth Day! Please review the contest guidelines below before entering your submission. Note: Submissions have been closed and voting […]

Bike Program Internship

Two students are working together to place new tires on a bicycle during the Sustainable Transportation Fair

The Office of Sustainability is seeking students for a paid internship focusing on bicycling advocacy, repair and maintenance, and education. The internship will involve handling operations of the Office’s existing Departmental Bike Share Program and the Gator Gears student bicycle rental program, among other related duties. Preferred candidates should possess: Excellent organizational skills Excellent time […]

Clean-Upalooza: Campus Earth Week 2019

Student participants pose for their Tree Campus USA invasive species cleanup

Saturday, April 6 9:30 am – 12:30 pm 4 Locations (Read more below) This is not your average Green & Clean event! For the inaugural Cleanupalooza as part of Campus Earth Week 2019, we will be hosting clean-ups at FOUR natural areas around campus – Lake Alice & University Gardens, Bartram-Carr Woods, McCarty Woods and […]

Celebrate UF Bike Month this March!

Due to recent developments surrounding COVID-19, UF Bike Month events have been cancelled or postponed indefinitely. For more information about these changes, please click here. March is Florida Bike Month and UF is celebrating with a variety of events aimed to provide resources, classes and support for bicycle commuters on campus and in Gainesville. Events […]

The Latest from Sustainable UF

Do you want to be in the know when it comes to all things related to sustainability at UF and in Gainesville? Incredible events are always happening on UF campus and in Gainesville and you don’t want to miss any of it! The Sustainable UF E-Newsletter is sent out at least once per month to […]

Submit your Artwork for the Sustainable Art Competition!

To celebrate UF Campus Earth Week, Sustainable UF is partnering with #UNLITTER to host a sustainable art competition to be displayed during the Sustainability Showcase on April 11th, from 10am to 2pm. This event has passed and sign-up is closed. Please visit our Upcoming Events page for other events with Sustainable UF.

Student takes advantage of Gainesville’s bike friendly atmosphere

By Karlyn Marcy Contributing Writer; Intern, Office of Sustainability Biking seven or eight miles in a day is not unusual for Carolyn Batt. The public relations junior can be spotted riding on campus to class, the gym or even to the grocery store when she quickly needs a thing or two. Batt’s father helped introduce […]