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

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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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This week the UROSE Office Supply Exchange has tall thin poster frames, shower curtain rods, and a small helium tank 🎈
(Also tons of normal office supplies)
Come do some free shopping from 12:30-1:30 in Puryear 114.
Congratulations to @mindbodysoulfuel on being the winner of our water bottle giveaway!
Congratulations to @urspcs on the release of the Bee Student honey bourbon-barrel imperial milk stout, inspired by our beehives on campus!
Coming soon: a campuswide bin guide!
We have a ton of fun items in the UROSE Office Supply Exchange today.
The International Center at @urichmond is #LEED Gold Certified and with brand new signs around the building, you can now learn more about what that means!
Did you know that there's a shuttle that goes from Tyler Haynes Commons to @urdowntown every weekday from 9:00-5:00?
Over the course of just 6 months, the water bottle filling station outside our office helped prevent the use of 1,379 single-use water bottles!
Thank you to all the gardeners who came out to the Community Garden Kickoff Meeting last night!
We had a wonderful time today hanging out with @sustainableuva and many other sustainability professionals from across the state for the Virginia Sustainability in Higher Education meet up!
You can visit our on-campus solar array any time!
Congrats to our grads part 4!