News Category: campus-environmental-center

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 Rivers (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.

Breaking Ground on Blackland Prairie

Feb. 1, 2019

The Half-Pint Urban Prairie Project broke ground on a new Blackland priarie near the Student Services Building on campus. The project is funded by Green Fund and and is in coordination with Landscape Services.

Reducing Food Waste During the Holidays

Nov. 15, 2018

This blog post from the Campus Environmental Center provides great tips to help reduce food waste during the holidays.

In the News: Achieving Sustainability Goals with Zero Waste Building Program

Sept. 20, 2018

UT Austin's zero waste effort is being spear-headed by Resource Recovery, working building by building.

In the News: UT MicroFarm Relocates

Sept. 11, 2018

The Campus Environmental Center relocated their microfarm from a fifth-acre plot to a half-acre plot at the Whitaker Intramural Fields on Guadalupe Street. 

A Diversion on Campus

Sept. 6, 2018

On August 30th, the first Trash to Treasure sale raised $1,965 to help fund environmental projects on campus.

Origin Story: The Campus Environmental Center

Aug. 17, 2018

Learn about the origin of UT Austin's oldest student-led environmental organization, the Campus Environmental Center (CEC), from Corinna Kester who started CEC in 2002.

How to Have a Green Event on Campus

Aug. 14, 2018

Green Events, part of the Campus Environmental Center, works to reduce waste on campus and educate the UT community about sustainability and environmental awareness.