News Category: sustainability

In the News: UT Faces Fines with Contaminated Composting

Dec. 5, 2018

Contamination of composting in Housing and Dining leads to large fines for the university.

Sustainability Spirit

Nov. 15, 2018

Bleed Orange Live Green hats are now for sale for $15.

Annual Employee Appreciation BBQ is Zero Waste

Oct. 29, 2018

On October 18, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Darrell Bazzell recognized the successes of the PEF departments in his portfolio at their annual staff appreciation BBQ which was a zero waste event. 

Can We Leave It All Behind?

Oct. 25, 2018

Planet Texas 2050 researcher Adam Rabinowitz takes us behind the scenes to the ancient city of Histria, in Rome, which was abandoned in the 7th century AD because of environmental change.

In the News: Two-year-old Master Plan Makes Strides

Oct. 23, 2018

On October 22, Jim Walker, Director of the Office of Sustainability, presented an update showing how UT Austin is doing two years into the Sustainability Master Plan. 

How are We Doing? The Sustainability Update

Oct. 22, 2018

The Office of Sustainability presents information about how UT Austin is doing two years after adopting the Sustainability Master Plan.

Sustainability Brings Grad Students Together

Oct. 18, 2018

This October, as part of Campus Sustainability Week, graduate students from a disparate array of colleges, schools and departments stepped away from their offices and labs to mingle around a unifying topic: sustainability.

October is the Time for Sustainability

Sept. 27, 2018

This October, The University of Texas at Austin is joining hundreds of universities and colleges across the U.S. to celebrate sustainability on campus as Campus Sustainability Week.

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.

UT Austin Receives STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Sept. 10, 2018

For the third time, UT Austin has garnered a STARS Silver rating for campus-wide efforts in sustainability from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).