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Movie ScreeningZero Waste Picnic

Special movie screening of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste"

Nov 30 at 6 pm in Ungar 230-C/D (2nd fl in the Eco System Science and Policy Dpt)  ZERO WASTE Picnic served

WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system. WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and DIRECTED BY Anna Chai; Nari Kye  PRODUCED BY Joe Caterini; Lydia Tenaglia

presented by Student Government ECO Agency, sponsored by UM Dining


Winter BreakGreen Tips


Energy Conservation

This Winter break, Green U, Facilities Management and the Student ECO Agency are inviting all faculty, staff and students to support UM’s Energy Conservation Program. With your support, the University can substantially reduce its carbon footprint during this semester break. Prior to leaving for the break, please take the following energy-saving measures.
Visit UM Energy Conservation


New Solar Charging Umbrellas

Students can now charge their electronic devices with Solar energy!

The new Solar Charging Umbrellas are located in the resting area between the Whitten Learning Center and the Panhellenic Building. They store solar energy and come with an outlet that let you charge mobile devices.
Connect with ECO Agency and let us know what you think!
Visit us on Facebook @UMiamiECOAgency or check out 



staff and students

Come celebrate Sebastian the Ibis with us!

Learn about ECO Agency, and the wonderful job they do to promote sustainability on our campus
Giveaways and a special surprise....

staff and students

SHOP!, Everything is FREE
Donate and exchange clothes, office supplies, books, home goods.
Every Wednesday at the Foote Green Farmers Market from 11am to 2pm


Environmental Law SocietySymposium

Local Government

Climate Resiliency

"How Local Government is Shaping Climate Resiliency in Southeast Florida"
Join us on Jan. 25 at 6 pm at the UM Law School Alma Jennings Student Lounge (map)  
Finger food and refreshments - Free Admission 
All are welcome - RSVP NOW 

Our panel will feature municipality officials and legal professionals discussing the power of local governments in the face of climate change threats. Topics range from municipal sustainability regulations to the struggle for agency between regional, state, and federal bodies. Attorney and UM Visiting Lecturer Thomas Ruppert, South Miami Mayor Philipp Stoddard, and other experts will share their knowledge and their experience at this unique environmental policy forum. 


Sustainability Programs


Sustainability 101 Webinar

If you want to go “green” in the workplace, apply to the Green Office certification program and get a basic training in Sustainability: Recycling, Energy conservation, Water conservation, Green purchasing and printing, Nature conservation, Green outreach and leadership.

Register through U Learn (Title: Sustainability 101 Webinar).


Green Labs at Miller SOM

If you work in a lab and you want to make it more sustainable, Green U is here to help!
Visit for more information. 
Schedule a 10 minute Green Lab presentation with your team or your lab manager by contacting



Peer to peer sustainability education program for staff and faculty at the U

University of Miami faculty and staff are invited to volunteer as Green Liaisons for their respective offices, units, or departments. Green Liaisons will share information about environmental sustainability initiatives and opportunities while identifying improvements in their own units, to support of the University’ Sustainability Action Plan. Visit the Green Liaison program


UMMobility Options

You can receive benefits when you return your parking permit!

Employees using an alternate transportation in lieu of parking on campus will receive the following benefits when retuning a parking permit:

  • Discounted transit passes (Metrorail) based on salary scale.
  • If you bike to campus you get free access to showers at the Wellness Center.
  • 8 daily parking passes.
  • Flexibility to park on campus during Winter, Spring and Summer break.

- Carpool on demand app - visit to learn how to save on transportation cost.
- Using public transit? Track the Metrorail, Metromover and Metrobus arrival times – download the MDT Tracker app.
- UBike – Need your bike repaired? Join UCycle on select Sundays is at the Rock on campus for basic bike repairs. Ride with UCycle for group rides on select days during the month of December.




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Interview with UN Foundation Board Member Dr. Julio Frenk in Germany for the 2017 United Nations climate change conference

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ESPN game day at the U. The ECO Hurricane food court Solar PV array is on national tv!!

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Green Athletics Conference at the U 2017