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RecycleMania: Reduce to Win

RecycleMania is back on campus and this year we think UR can do better than ever.Learn More

You're Invited: URSA Events

Join University of Richmond Sustainability advocates for volunteering, documentaries, free pizza, and more.Check out events

RVA Environmental Film Festival on Campus

You're invited to a free screening of "Here's to Flint" on February 8 as part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival.Read Story

We Want To Rethink Waste

We're reducing the amount of waste we send to the landfill through recycling, reuse, donations, and composting.Learn more

UROSE is Open

Drop off office supplies or do some free shopping every Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 in Puryear 101A.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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Sustainability News and Stories

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Harleen uses her own mug at 8:15 to reduce waste!
Look at our new gear!
URSA had so much fun making no-sew T-shirt bags last night!
9 days until the RecycleMania Basketball Game!
The Earth is our Valentine 💚💚
Here’s an interesting recycling fact about aluminum♻️♻️ #recyclemania
Come to URSA this Thursday from 6-7PM in THC 346 to make these no-sew T-shirt bags.
What a successful event last night!
This month's Sustainability Champion is the Biology Department's Laboratories Manager, Kirstin Berben!
Our interns are tabling for RecycleMania and the Zero Waste Basketball Game (Feb.
Join us this Thursday at Ukrop Auditorium at 6 PM to watch a documentary about the Flint water crisis!
Remember the Sus-DANE-ability Challenge from this past November?