Green Athletics

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UVA student-athletes encourage fans to get involved with sustainability efforts underway in Athletics. Below are some easy ways fans can contribute to a “greener game day” whether tailgating, cheering from the stands, or watching from home.

Sadey Rodriguez and Dave Kane talking in an interview

Sadey Rodriguez talks about how you can help the planet while cheering on the Hoos

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Hoos Life - Sadey Rodriguez Shares How She's Making an Impact on Virginia Athletics

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The Green Team Certification program engages UVA varsity Athletics teams to take action and increase accountability around team resource-use by implementing simple, sustainable changes that positively impact the team’s operation as a whole.<

In her four years at UVA, Lawn resident Zoe Morse has done much more than just play soccer. (Photo by Dan Addison, University Communications)

8 Things Soccer Star Zoe Morse Loves Most About UVA

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Green Athletics

UVA Athletics, in partnership with the Office for Sustainability, is implementing zero-waste initiatives to reduce landfilled waste, supporting student-athlete leadership in sustainability, improving efficiency and reduced environmental impact of its facilities, and engaging with local and national sustainability-related organizations to share solutions and earn recognition.   

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The student-athlete run Green Athletics group drives sustainability in the UVA Athletics department through education, stewardship, and leadership.