News & Announcements

Recent News & Announcements

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 […]

Highlighted Stories

Fresh from Florida Mural Unveiled

By Christi-Anne WeatherlySustainable UF Intern and Contributing Writer *3/23/2020: Currently the dining halls have limited hours and are serving to-go only. Please visit for updated hours and menus. Please review UF updates and safety precautions before visiting a dining hall on campus. Please enjoy photos of the mural unveiling ceremony below the article! A […]

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 […]