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SustainaNewsletter: Announcing UVA Sustainability Alumni Network | 06.19.18
Save the date for this year's Bicentennial Sustainability Leadership Summit!

  • UVA Saves Hour
  • FM Girls Day
  • UVA Team Wins Patagonia Competition with Plan for Carbon Neutrality

SustainaNewsletter: 2018 Hoos ReUse Donation Drive | 05.08.18
Moving Out? Donate unwanted items to Charlottesville Nonprofits!

  • Balloon-Free Graduation
  • USGBC Updates
  • The Story of Water at the University of Virginia

SustainaNewsletter: UVA Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements | 04.24.18
Plus Earth Week 2018 photo galleries!

  • Earth Week Photo Galleries
  • First Annual Chef's Challenge
  • Partner Spotlight: UVA's Office for Sustainability

SustainaNewsletter: Special Edition Earth Week Events | 04.16.18
25+ events happening all week long, April 16-22!

  • Earth Week Expo: 100 Climate Solutions
  • Intersectional Sustainability with Nia Martin-Robertson
  • Cville Eco Fair

SustainaNewsletter: World Water at UVA and Upcoming Events | 03.13.18
World Water, Festival of the Book, and more!

  • World Water Events
  • Virginia Food System Leadership Institute
  • Envisioning a New Climate-Change Playbook: Darden Convenes Business and Policy Leaders for DC Innovation Summit

SustainaNewsletter: Sustainability is in the air! Morven Summer Courses & Recycling at UVA | 02.20.18
Four Sustainability-related courses this summer, and recycling tips for students at UVA.

  • Morven Summer Institute 2018 Courses
  • UVA Recycling: Video Interview with Sarah Smith
  • Earth Week Partner Sign-up!

SustainaNewsletter: Challenge Accepted | 02.07.18
Help UVA win GameDay Recycling Challenge by properly sorting your waste at the game!

  • GameDay Recycling Challenge
  • Have you heard of The ROSE Program?
  • RecycleMania Tournament

SustainaNewsletter: UVA Takes the LEED | 01.23.18
UVA’s Rotunda achieves LEED Silver certification & UVA scores big in a national recycling challenge. See how you can get in on the action!

  • UVA’S Venerable Rotunda Takes the LEED
  • Roundtable Discussion with Happy Johnson
  • Website Tracks Solar Energy Produced at UVA

SustainaNewsletter: Making a Difference Through Sustainable Purchasing | 01.10.18
From farm to table, see how you can make a positive difference in the community.

  • Sustainable Food Purchasing at UVA
  • 2017 Virginia Higher Education Sustainable Food Supply Chain Symposium
  • Sustainable Purchasing Tips by Green Plus

SustainaNewsletter: The Art of Making a Difference | 12.19.17
Discover how artists are helping communities heal & how labs are reducing UVA’s energy use, one fume hood at a time.

  • 2018 UVA Community MLK Celebration Event: Healing Through Art & Community with Candy Chang
  • Labs Prioritize Safety and Save Energy in UVA's First "Shut the Sash" Fume Hood Competition
  • UVA Today: Engineering Dean Named Among Nation's Top Inventors