News & Announcements

Recent News & Announcements

Green Gator of the Month: Angelique Hennon

As a GIS/CAD Technician for UF BATS, Angelique is part of the team making sure we have reliable and accurate location data to make decision about resources and sustainability projects.

Green Gator of the Month: Jocelyn Kreider

This month we learn more about Jocelyn, a senior Sustainability Studies major already making an impact on sustainability in business through internships and consulting work!

Free to UF: Global Conference on Sustainability

Free, virtual global conference on sustainability. Don’t miss the chance to commit to The Urgency of Now at #GCSHE.

Behind The Scenes With Our Intern Team

Take a look at the incredible work the Outreach & Communications interns are doing to share important messaging with the UF community!

Highlighted Stories

Green Gator of the Month: Angelique Hennon

As a GIS/CAD Technician for UF BATS, Angelique is part of the team making sure we have reliable and accurate location data to make decision about resources and sustainability projects.

Green Gator of the Month: Jocelyn Kreider

This month we learn more about Jocelyn, a senior Sustainability Studies major already making an impact on sustainability in business through internships and consulting work!

Green Gator of the Month: Charles Kammin

This month we learn more about Charles, the Director of Utilities for UF’s Electrical and Water Distribution Services unit. He’s eager to improve data collection to make sustainable improvements to our systems.

Green Gator of the Month: Shannon Sawtell

Green Gators are members of the University of Florida community that are making a sustainable impact on a daily basis.

Action of the Month Series

Action of the Month: Set Your Summer Sustainability Goal

June 2022 Brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Summer… the time of year we look forward to filling with vacations, revisiting traditions, and taking a break from the routine. For students, this can mean a pause from daily homework and exams or the chance to pursue […]

Action of the Month: Ease Your Eco-Anxiety

May 2022 Written by Chloe Dill, Office of Sustainability Intern and Second-Year Psychology Major, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. People who are concerned about climate change, environmental degradation, and other sustainability challenges may be experiencing what is called eco-anxiety. This can include emotions of grief and guilt and the sensation of […]

Action Of The Month: Become A Community Scientist

April 2022 Written by Alexis Irvin, Office of Sustainability Intern, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Understanding nature and its complexities, from severe weather trends to the unique migration patterns of local species, can be complicated. Even more daunting is the idea of understanding how these systems are changing, which can have significant […]

Action Of The Month: Find Seasonal Produce Near You

An exciting way to follow sustainable practices is to focus on eating seasonal produce for your local area. Find out more here!

Action of the Month: Understand Your Water Footprint

February 2022 Brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Words can barely encompass the significance of water on our planet. Throughout history, water has played a fascinating role in the history of humankind. It has allowed civilizations to flourish, fostered connections across the world, and launched countless conflicts. Because […]

Action of the Month: Spot Greenwashing as an Eco-conscious Consumer

January 2022 Written by Astrid Rojas, Office of Sustainability Intern, and Lauren Stefan, Office of Sustainability Design & Marketing Assistant, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute  Happy New Year! Astrid and Lauren with Sustainable UF here!  2022 is underway and many people are exploring new goals and resolutions for the year ahead. […]

Action of the Month: Reduce Waste During the Holidays

This December, join Sustainable UF & TESI to review ways to reduce waste when giving gifts & celebrate more sustainably!

Action of The Month: Know The History of The Land You Inhabit

November 2021 Written by Chloe Dill, Office of Sustainability Intern, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Hi, Chloe with Sustainable UF here! In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, join me and Sustainable UF for the November Action of the Month: Know the History of the Land You Inhabit. We’ll explore […]