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Goats are back on campus

Learn about how goats are helping with landscaping on campus.Learn More

UR's first Sustainability Plan is here

For the first time, the University has a plan to guide sustainability efforts throughout campus.Learn More

Blue bags cannot be placed in recycling dumpsters

Please open them, empty recyclables into the recycling dumpster, and place the empty bag into the landfill dumpster.Learn More

Free Shopping at UROSE

Drop off office supplies or do some free shopping every Wednesday from 12:15-1:15 in Puryear 114.Learn more
bees housed in two on-campus hivesRead More
solar array installed in 2016Read More
target year for University carbon neutralityRead More
LEED-certified buildings
of preconsumer food waste composted by Heilman Dining Center each year
waste diversion rate by 2025
green offices certified
students who lived in certified green rooms
sustainability courses offered each year
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Today Biology Laboratories Manager Kirstin Berben and Director of Catering Joe Wolff packaged honey from our campus hives!
Congrats to our grads!
Thank you to the Education Department for inviting us to present on the Green Office Program last week!
Congrats to our grads!
Thank you to everyone who helped walk the goats to their new location behind the Modlin Center last Friday!
It was a great first night of the Big Yard Sale for UR faculty, staff, and students!
Congrats to our grads!
Thank you to everyone who joined us on our Goat Walk today!
Here's a sneak peek of some of the items you could shop for at the Big Yard Sale this weekend!
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If you've loved having the goats on campus and want to learn more about them, join us for a short talk and walk around the area with RVA Goats and Honey this Thursday from 12:30-1:15!
For three years, University of Richmond courses have partnered with J.R.
Commencement will be here soon!