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Sustainable UF’s Earth Day Photo Contest

A camera in grass

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 […]

Gainesville thrift store takes re-useful approach to sustainability

By Kisakye Mugwanya, Contributing Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla.—On a drive down Northeast 23rd Avenue, it is hard to miss the light blue-and-red building next to Satchel’s Pizza that resembles a misplaced junkyard. The Repurpose Project, 1920 NE 23rd Ave., takes pride in the organized chaos that covers both the inside and outside of the 13,000-square-foot thrift […]