News Category: campus-environmental-center

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.

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.