News & Announcements

Recent News & Announcements

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 […]

Highlighted Stories

Renovated Field and Fork Pantry Introduces Students to Global Cuisines

Christi-Anne Weatherly Sustainable UF Intern & Contributing Writer University of Florida students now have the opportunity to sharpen their cooking skills and learn about other cultures – for free.  In a collaboration between the UF Field and Fork Pantry and the UF Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) department, free Global Kitchen cooking classes will […]

Tips for Sustainable Spring Break Travel

Spring break is right around the corner which means it’s time to take a trip with your friends! We have gathered a list of some transportation methods and alternatives you can implement for a more sustainable spring break (and even for your everyday commute to/from campus). These resources for UF students can help you reduce […]

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 […]

Campus Bicycle Program Coordinator rolls out new cycling resources

Meet Jacob Adams, the Campus Bicycle Program Coordinator for the University of Florida. Jacob’s responsibilities include improving cycling accessibility on campus by providing access to bikes, creating educational programs and developing hands-on experiences for students and employees to learn about bike maintenance and cycling safety. Jacob’s love for cycling started when he was a kid, […]