News Articles

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

UVA has joined the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, a coalition of corporations, higher education institutions, government and non-profits with the mission of “driving positive impact

Thursday, April 20, 2023

UVA Sustainability is proud to announce that the University of Virginia has been recognized with three top awards for myriad programs aimed at reducing waste and energy use on Grounds.

Friday, April 7, 2023

NBC29 covers talks with Erika Herz, Strategic Planning Specialist with the UVA Office for Sustainability, about the leadership award. 

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

President Ryan announces the two winners of the competition whose inaugural theme was sustainability. 

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

UVA researcher Jonna Yarrington explores how community land trusts can address the growing housing shortage caused by climate change in coastal Virginia.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

UVA Sustainability is delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 award honoring students, faculty, staff and community members who exhibit an abiding commitment to sustainability.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

The University’s Student Health and Wellness Center is the first higher-education building in Virginia to receive a 2-star Fitwel certification and only the fourth nationwide, on a 3-star scale.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

UVA labs are renowned for their topnotch research, and now they can claim the top spot globally for achieving environmentally sustainable freezer practices.

Monday, June 27, 2022

Researchers surveyed surgeons on operating room waste and found that a majority acknowledged contributing to waste and were willing to adjust their workflow to reduce waste.