U.Va. students across Grounds are passionately pursuing initiatives to make the University a more environmentally responsible and sustainable place. Empowered and creative students have incorporated sustainability into the culture of U.Va.
Over thirty sustainability-minded, Contracted Independent Organizations (CIOs) led by students approach sustainability from every angle, from responsibly sourced food in dining halls to initiating bike fixing stations around Grounds to making art with recycled materials.
The Student Council Sustainability Committee hosts the Sustainability Forum. Representatives from sustainability organizations present information about their initiatives and projects for the coming months. Attendees have the opportunity to network with other passionate sustainability minded indiviuals. The Student Council Sustainability Committee and U.Va. Sustainability hopes the Forum will encourage collaboration, communication, and increase opportunities to engage in sustainability.