UVA Sustainability Blog
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
UVA set a goal ten years ago to save 20% on energy across its extensive building portfolio. This goal was met and surpassed by 7%! Read on to find out what it took to get there.
Friday, December 1, 2023
'Tis the season for giving without the waste! Dive into this ultimate guide to sustainable gifting and learn 8 ways to sleigh the holidays with eco-friendly presents.
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Clinicians, professors, staff, and students are working at the intersection of climate change and human health, whether through operational changes, education, or advocacy.
Monday, November 13, 2023
If there's one thing UVA is known for, it's that learning can happen anytime, anywhere. This fall semester, we invite you to learn more about some of our 10 Bold Goals for sustainability and some lesser-known locations on Grounds that go along with them.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
UVA has many resources in place to help employees and departments reduce costs and support UVA’s sustainability initiatives at the same time! Keep reading to learn about where to find popular items (for free!) and which items to avoid purchasing with UVA funds.
Friday, October 13, 2023
This fall, UVA's Office for Sustainability turns ten so we took this opportunity to ask Andrea Trimble, the Director, about the progress and challenges she’s seen over the past decade.
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Green Your Dorm 2023 was a hit -- over 240 students joined us in UVA's Student Garden to learn more about sustainability engagement, equity, food, and waste.
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Happy soon-to-be fall semester, Hoos! UVA has a variety of sustainable initiatives and projects going on around grounds, from sustainable engineering to composting. UVA Sustainability is so excited to have students back on Grounds and get another semester full of programming and events started!
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
The Kibbe-Tsihlis Lab recently became a Gold Certified Green Lab for incorporating sustainability into their laboratory practices.
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Hey new Hoos! As move-in day approaches, we know you’re thinking about what to pack. There is no shortage of resources telling you what to pack to make your first year the best that it can be. Read on for a list of ways to make your move-in more environmentally friendly!
Thursday, June 29, 2023
UVA hosted the third annual Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Sustainability Conference from June 21-23, 2023 at the University of Virginia.
Thursday, June 29, 2023