News Category: campus-environmental-center

Pocket Prairie

Nov. 7, 2019

In the Fall 2019 McCombs School of Business Magazine, BBA student Jack Rouse talks about helping add a unique ecosystem, Blackland prairie, to campus.

Volunteer in an Hour

Oct. 24, 2019

In the hustle and bustle of the Forty Acres, you can find hidden gardens, racks of donated professional clothing, hearty food pantries, organized trash cans and energy-saving efforts maintained by staff and faculty members of The University of Texas at Austin — with the help of many volunteers.

In the News: New Environmental Justice Project on Campus

Oct. 17, 2019

The Campus Environmental Center created a new committee to address the intersection of social issues and the environmental protection movement. The committee, called the Environmental Justice Committee, was created this semester and the  committee co-chair is Fernando Casal.

Zero Waste Hero Certification Supports Action

Oct. 1, 2019

This Fall, become a Zero Waste Hero through a certification program run by UT Austin staff.

In the News: Longhorns Advocate for Bees

Aug. 10, 2019

Longhorns like Emily Mitchell advocate for bees through Beevo Beekeeping Society: “Pollination is the driving force of so much plant life. Without them, we wouldn’t have the plants we rely on so much.”

Listen In: Jim Walker Talks with Green Guy

May 22, 2019

Listen to Jim Walker talk about sustainability at The University of Texas at Austin with Green Guy Media, or Eric Moncrief, as part of his College Sustainability Summit Series, sponsored by AASHE

Earth Month Redux

May 10, 2019

Earth Month 2019 at The University of Texas at Austin was momentous, fun and educational, as anyone can see from this Flickr Album!

Three Sustainability Students Receive Student Employee Recognition

April 15, 2019

UT Farm Stand's Katie Strain was named Student Empolyee of the Year for 2018-19, followed up by Anthony Rivera (director of the Campus Environmental Center) and Khristián Méndez Aguirre (graphic deisgner for Resource Recovery).


How Students Green Events on Campus

March 15, 2019

The goal is zero waste, and the Green Events team from the Campus Environmental Center has been helping UT Austin student organizations compost and recycle during events large and small since 2012.

A Green Vision that Paid Off: The Story of the UT Green Fund

Feb. 26, 2019

Green Fund—and the over 160 projects that have made UT Austin more sustainable since 2011—owes a huge debt of gratitude to Jacob Bintliff, B.A. '10, who spent much of his undergraduate years working to realize his green vision for campus.