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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! | 5.07.19
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 | 01.15.19
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! | 09.11.18
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