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UR has a new Sustainability Plan

Get to know how the University is designing a strategic plan for sustainability on campus.Learn More

Take the Sustainability Plan Survey

We want to know the campus community's thoughts on sustainability, so we can make the best Sustainability Plan for everyone.Take the Survey

Eco-Corridor & Goats on Campus

An Eco-Corridor is coming to campus, and a herd of goats is helping out!Learn More

UROSE is Open

Drop off office supplies or do some free shopping every Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 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
recycling rate by 2020
green offices certified
students who lived in certified green rooms
sustainability courses offered each year
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Sustainability News and Stories

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Congrats to our grads part 3!
Congrats to our grads part 2!
Congrats to our grads part 1!
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Big Yard Sale yesterday despite the rain!
The Big Yard Sale starts today for UR students, faculty, and staff!
Our latest newsletter is out!
Reduce waste and get a free drink at ETC, Passport, 815, or Tyler's with their new punch card!
Many plants on campus, like the ornamental onion shown here, are chosen because they thrive in Virginia's climate with little or no additional watering!
There's new growth happening in the campus Community Garden.
Bees are back on campus!
University employees are invited to a special wellness event on the 16th.
The Big Yard Sale will be here in just a couple weeks!