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Action of the Month: Plastic Free July

July 2021Written by Astrid Rojas, Office of Sustainability Communications & Outreach InternIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Hey y’all, Astrid here! I’m an Outreach and Communications intern with the Office of Sustainability and I’m here to talk about Plastic Free July! With plastic production expected to almost quadruple by 2050, plastic has […]

Nominations Are Open for the 2021 Champions for Change!

Nominations for the 2021 Champions for Change awards are now open until April 9th, 2021 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 staff who are Champions […]

Action of the Month: Opt to Cycle Once Per Week

March 2021Written by Natalia Turkel, Office of Sustainability InternIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Incorporating cycling into your commute can have great positive benefits for the environment and your health. Learn more from Natalia, a Gator who is all about finding the knowledge and resources to make her cycling journey as safe, […]

Green Graduation Cord Applications open until April 21st!

The Green Gator Graduation Cord Challenge is a program run by Gators Going Green at the University of Florida. Students graduating this fall who successfully earn at least 10 points and complete the required application form will be eligible to receive a green cord to commemorate the accomplishment. Find out more by visiting the info […]

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Action of the Month – Connect with the Natural World

April 2021Written by Alexis Irvin, Office of Sustainability InternIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Hello everyone! Alexis here, Communications and Outreach Intern with the UF Office of Sustainability and second year Environmental Science student at UF. In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, we are challenging you to join us for the […]

Communications & Outreach Internship

Note: Applications are now closed. Our office will follow up regarding your application after April 19th. Interviews will be conducted virtually via phone or zoom. The UF Office of Sustainability is now seeking applicants for a paid internship to join the Communications and Outreach intern team. This internship will involve working with the Sustainability Communications […]

Action of the Month: Opt to Cycle Once Per Week

March 2021Written by Natalia Turkel, Office of Sustainability InternIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Incorporating cycling into your commute can have great positive benefits for the environment and your health. Learn more from Natalia, a Gator who is all about finding the knowledge and resources to make her cycling journey as safe, […]

Action of the Month: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

JANUARY 2021Written by UF Office of SustainabilityIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. With rising concerns surrounding Earth’s changing climate, many Gators, and fellow Floridians, are seeking to make 2021 better than 2020 by reducing their carbon footprint on the environment through simple day-to-day actions. For the January 2021 Action of the Month, […]