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E-Waste Collection: March 20

Get your old phones, tv's, laptops, and dvd's together for UR's annual E-Waste Collection.Learn More

Get to know UR's first Sustainability Plan

Learn about how the University is designing a strategic plan for sustainability on campus and let us know what you think.Learn More

RecycleMania: Reduce to Win

Help UR compete agains schools across the country in a nationwide recycling competition.Learn More

A New Eco-Corridor is Coming to Campus

Stream restoration, invasive species removal, and a new hiking and biking trail are transforming Gambles Mill Corridor.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
Sustainability Facts


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Thank you so much to our amazing volunteers who showed up to our RecycleMania basketball game a couple weeks ago.
Meet the newest addition to our intern team!
Thanks to those who came out to our first Intro to Sustainability of the semester!

Remember - attending an Intro to Sustainability is one step required to become a University of Richmond Sustainability Advocate (URSA).
Our Intro to Sustainability sessions are back!
Thank you to everyone who came out to our screening of
Tonight’s the night!
#flashbackfriday to our RecycleMania basketball games the past two years!
Catch us in THC for our last day of tabling!
Join us this Friday in THC 305 from 12:30-1:25 p.m.
One of our senior interns, Rylin McGee, just returned from Tromsø, Norway where she attended “Arctic Frontiers” - a week-long sustainable development conference where politicians, researchers, and business leaders gathered to address sustainable growth in the North.
We had an incredible turnout for our URSA and green group kick off event tonight!
A very cool event is coming to campus on Monday, February 4th.