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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
Sustainability Facts


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@beagreenspider on Instagram

How does the LEED gold certified International Center stay cool?

Freeze tanks!
#tbt to when we had goats at  @urichmond helping out with invasive species removal.
We love all the new signs around campus!
Stop by the UROSE Office Supply Exchange Wednesday August 15 from 12:30-1:30 in Puryear 114 to pick up a new to you pencil sharpener, whiteboard eraser, wireless mouse, or set of acrylic paints!
It requires 95% less energy and water to recycle a can than it does to create a can from new materials (Recycle Across America).
Did you know that faculty or staff in 20 out of UR's 30 departments conduct sustainability research?
Want to have a green move-in?
It was great to get to talk to incoming football players about sustainability on campus today!
Yesterday our campus community gardeners got to take a tour of the @tricycle_urban_ag site downtown on 32nd St.
Ever wonder where all of our LEED certified buildings are on campus?
ETC is now selling @shinevessels  reusable tumblers.
50% of the plastic we use, we use just once and throw away.