News Category: sustainability

Volunteers Revitalize Waller Creek

Nov. 30, 2017

Students and staff help restore Waller Creek by planting native trees, shrubs and grasses as part of a celebration of Texas Arbor Day.

In the News: Campus Environmental Center

Nov. 16, 2017

UT's Campus Environmental Center celebrated America Recycles Day by building a box fort on the East Mall. According to The Daily Texan, the event was fun with a point: in the U.S. less than 22% of materials are recycled.

UT's Emerging Bat Advocate

Nov. 7, 2017

Check in with BatX founder Jenni Tucker and learn about this student organization that is funded by Green Fee and under the Campus Environmental Center umbrella.

In the News: Growing Food on the Landfill

Nov. 3, 2017

This The Daily Texan story profiles economics senior Joy Youwakim and her Green-Fee funded project that aims to discover the viability of growing food on a landfill.

In the News: Sustainability Shines at Tabling Fair

Oct. 27, 2017

Students should take it as a point of pride that they are good stewards of the physical environment: Director of Sustainabilty, Jim Walker, is quoted in The Daily Texan story about Campus Sustainability Week's tabling fair.

UT Austin Celebrates Dense, Sustainable Development

Oct. 26, 2017

UT Austin celebrates one of the most dense and diverse collections of green-certified buildings in the country: the new health district that encompasses the Dell Medical School and the Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

The Waste Audit

Oct. 25, 2017

A team of staff and volunteers have UT's 2020 zero-waste goal in mind: they sort waste from campus buildings to let all know how to divert more from the landfill.

In the News: Sustainability Squad

Oct. 24, 2017

The UT Athletics Sustainability Squad sorts  trash generated by football games and has so far managed to divert 12,000 pounds of material from the landfill, according the The Daily Texan.

Finding the Equation to End Hunger

Oct. 23, 2017

A Green Fee-funded project by undergratuate Joy Youwakim checks out the safety of vegetables grown on a landfill.

Waller Creek Cleanup Results

Oct. 20, 2017

Check in and learn how much of Waller Creek was cleaned by volunteers in Fall of 2017!