The SustainaNewsletter provides bi-weekly updates for students, faculty, staff, and community members about local events, involvement opportunities, and sustainability tips.
UVA's first ever Nitrogen Action Plan | 7.23.19
Leading the way by reducing our footprint!
- UVA Reunions Saves Thousands of Pounds of Compost
- 2019 Sustainability Award Winner
- Sustainability is King at UVA's New Castle
Mark Your Calendar: UVA Saves Hour is this Thursday! | 6.11.19
Can you use zero power for one hour?
- 1,500 Balloons Donated to UVA Children's Hospital
- 2018 Bicentennial Food Justice Symposium Video Recap
- Offshore Wind Technology
Hoos #1 in Green Energy? UVA takes the win!
UVA Tops ACC Rivals in Green Energy Challenge
- No Balloon Release Pledge
- Clark Hall Recieves 2019 USGBC Virginia Leader Award
- 2019 Resilient Virginia Conference
Get ready for 2019 Hoos ReUse! | 4.23.19
Check out our interactive map for your specific drop off locations!
- Office for Sustainability Job Positions
- Annual Beta Bridge Cleanup
- Stormwater Pollution Awareness
Building Bridges at the 2019 Earth Week Expo | 4.09.19
Plus Beta Bridge Cleanup, Sustainability Award Nominations, and Piloting Sustainability in UVA Research Labs!
- Giving to Hoos Day
- Earth Week Expo
- UVA Green Labs Whitepaper
UVA Earth Week 2019: Connecting on Climate | 3.26.19
Meet your fellow community members, find surprising connections, enjoy the outdoors, and do something good for the Earth!
- Earth Week 2019
- Sustainability Internships
- UVA Sustainability Awards
UVA Sustainability: Get Engaged. Be Bold. | 02.26.19
Together, we will make a difference.
- Climate Action Together
- Recycling Mythbusters
- 2018 GameDay Recycling Rate Winners
Get in the Game for Zero Waste! | 02.12.19
Help UVA score big & cut waste with UVA Green Game plus don't forget to register for National Geographic on Campus
- DIY Valentines Event
- Rainworks Stencil Design Contest
- National Geographic on Campus
Live-Stream Video Recap: Voices for Change | 01.29.19
Watch the full-length video on our UVA Sustainability Facebook page
- RecycleMania & UVA Green Game announcements
- UVA Sustainable Food Action Plan
- UVA Sustainability Symposium
Voices for Change: Mixing Hip Hop & Environmental Justice
The 2019 UVA Community MLK Celebration Event
- Spring Activites Fair
- Clark Hall Celebration
- Spring Classes
Best of 2018: UVA Sustainability Highlights | 01.10.19
A lot has happened in 2018, here are the top UVA Sustainability Highlights
- A Note from the Director, A Look Back at 2018
- 4 Game Changers
- Most Popular Posts
Feedback from the UVA Sustainability Summit | 12.13.18
Plus our most recent blog posts
- UVA Bicentennial Sustainability Leadership Summit at a Glance
- EPA Green Power Partnership
- Energy Conservation by UVA Research Labs in 2018
How UVA is Leading in Higher Education Sustainability | 11.06.18
Plus UVA Green Game, Sustainability Day, and Available Grants and Fellowships!
- 10 Ways UVA is Leading in Higher Education
- UVA Sustainability Day
- UVA Launches First Lady's Food Lab at Morven
UVA Bicentennial Sustainability Summit – Next Week! | 10.23.18
Important information for attendees
- Help Shape UVA's Vision for Sustainability
- Sustainability Tailgate
- UVA Hollyfield Solar Facility
Schedule Now Available: Sustainability Leadership Summit | 10.11.18
Check out which Bicentennial Summit events you want to attend.
- Summit Detailed Schedule Announced
- Renewable Energy Expo
- Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
Speakers Announced for the Bicentennial Sustainability Leadership Summit | 09.18.18
Announcing Bicentennial Sustainability Summit Speakers!
- Summit Speakers Announced
- Schedule at a Glance
- Call for Pitch Applications
UVA Sustainability Newsletter - Register for the Sustainability Bicentennial Leadership Summit!
Featuring Bicentennial Events and registration information.
- UVA Bicentennial Sustainability Leadership Summit
- Our Evolving Food System Summit
- The first UVA Farmer's Market of the school year
UVA Sustainability Newsletter - Welcome back to Grounds! | 08.21.18
Featuring the Sustainability Annual Report and upcoming events.
- UVA 2017-2018 Sustainability Annual Repot
- UVA Bicentennial Sustainability Leadership Summit
- Virtutal Water as a Metric for Institutional Sustainability
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