Sustainability News

UT Earns Top EPA Award

UT has received a 2017 green power leadership award from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

News Sentinel: UT Shows It’s Easy to Be Green

UT sustainability manager Preston Jacobsen recently spoke with the News Sentinel about UT’s inclusion in two prestigious lists of schools that are doing great things in sustainability.

UT Recycling to Host Sustainability Art Show March 31

UT Recycling’s Sustainability Art Show will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 31, at the UT Recycling Warehouse, 2121 Stephenson Drive, Dock 24. Artists will display works ranging from dance to sculpture that pertain to the show’s themes of sustainability and recycling.

Interested in Sustainability on Campus?

The Committee on the Campus Environment works to advance sustainability and environmental stewardship at UT and is seeking new staff and faculty members.

Office of Sustainability Recognized for Innovation, Advanced Leadership

UT’s Office of Sustainability has been named a finalist in the sixth annual Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards, which honor the best environmental efforts among colleges and universities that have signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment.

UT Celebrates its Efforts to Make Orange Green on Earth Day

As UT prepares for Earth Day, faculty, staff, and students can celebrate the strides they’ve made in making orange green. UT is a leader among large universities for successful resource conservation and environmental stewardship programs, and it leads the Southeastern Conference (SEC) for several green initiatives.

US Army Award to Further UT Bioenergy Research

In faraway places around the world, US soldiers are challenged with carrying out missions despite the lack of access to energy supplies. A UT bioenergy researcher has received funding from the US Department of Defense to help find a solution.

UT Part of Multistate Effort to Solve the Mississippi’s Blues

The Mississippi River and its tributaries have provided water, transportation, and sustenance for people living along the water’s edge since well before Europeans set foot in the New World. A new group is helping make sure that role continues well into the future.