Aug. 27, 2021
Resource Recovery and University Housing and Dining (UHD) have continued to expand sustainability opportunities on campus over the past 18 months in support of UT Austin’s Zero Waste Goal of diverting 90% of waste from the landfill. It has never been easier to learn about recycling and composting, and there are so many opportunities to get involved!
July 20, 2021
Part of our 2020-2021 Student Reflection Series. Blog post by Parker Lynas, Trash to Treasure Project Co-Lead with the Campus Environmental Center.
June 11, 2021
Part of our 2020-2021 Student Reflection Series. Blog post by Sri Chappidi, 2020-2021 Office of Sustainability Intern and Sustainability Policy Director for UT Student Government.
Sept. 3, 2020
Thanks to a dedicated group of students, the University of Texas at Austin is now certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. UT Austin joins many other cities and campuses across the country united in improving their landscapes for pollinators.
May 15, 2020
Storm water on campus funnels into Waller Creek, and UT has held its own Phase 1 MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) permit for more than 15 years.
Feb. 21, 2020
Geosciences and Planet Texas 2050 researcher Dr. Jay Banner says that under "business as usual" scenario in which we fail to make changes to mitigate climate change, Austin's summers could gain an extra 70 days of over 100 degree heat.
Oct. 22, 2019
The Battle of Waller Creek—when students protested the destruction of several dozen trees along UT Austin's urban stream—was 50 years ago, and the School of Architecture has produced a video to remember this event.
Oct. 22, 2019
UT Outpost, a food and toiletry pantry and professional career closet for students, reopened on October 10th in a renovated space in UA9 3.108.