The Green Labs Program at The University of Texas at Austin is getting a boost: a full-time professional coordinator. UT Austin is currently accepting applications for a Green Labs Coordinator, a position created in part thanks to a generous donation by BASF Corporation.
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.
The Half-Pint Urban Prairie Projectbroke 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.
The Textiles and Apparel Recycling Campaign, created with Green Fund by Dr. Jonathan Chen,Dr. Katherine Polston, and Professor Eve Nicols, aims to combat textile waste with a student-run recycling center and, in the future, generating rayon from collected cotton recyclables. Written by Becky Phung.