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Green Athletics Conference at the U

Join us on Nov. 10 - 12 pm to 2 pm in the Schwartz Center auditorium (map) - Lunch provided  - Free Admission - RSVP here

This conference will give South Florida sport professionals, collegiate sport administrators, students and athletes an opportunity to network and learn.
We want to learn from the professional world and from other universities'experience on how to make collegiate sports socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable. 

Sponsored by the Student Government ECO Agency


America Recycles Dayat the Rock

Event sponsored and organized by the Student Government ECO Agency
at the UC Rock Plaza on November 15 from 12PM-2PM.

Students will learn about Single Stream Recycling and what can't be recycled in Miami-Dade County.
Ben & Jerry's will be present as well giving out FREE ICE CREAM to all students who attend! 

America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Please, take the Pledge here.


Movie ScreeningZero Waste Picnic

Join us for a 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 - RSVP by sending "Movie" to Taryn Dennie - 

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 shows ushow each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century. 

DIRECTED BY Anna Chai; Nari Kye  PRODUCED BY Joe Caterini; Lydia Tenaglia

presented by Student Government ECO Agency, sponsored by UM Dining


Sustainability Programs

Students Staff

Sustainability 101 workshop at UM Law

Nov 14, 12.30 pm at Law School room F109
Free admission
This is a 1h workshop open to any student, faculty or staff member.  It will introduce the participants to Environmental and Climate Change science basics. More than a theoretical approach, it will give participants hands on solutions to integrate sustainability practices in the workplace.
Learn more


UM Garden Club

For local food lovers and gardeners at UM: Help get the word out about the UM CommUnity Garden Club new Food Garden project at the Arboretum in the Spring 2018.
To learn how you can get involved and help growing more local delicious produces, contact Annie Capetta and Terri Hood.  You can also have a look at Dr. Weiskoff's class temporary educational urban garden, right next to the future UM Food Garden.



Take the lead, become an ECO rep!

 You are a freshman at UM with a passion for the environment, or you just want to have a positive impact on your peers and improve sustainability on your campus? Become an Eco-Rep now

Leadership experience from your first semester at the U!
> You will work with multiple UM Departments and have a chance to network on campus.
> You will receive training in sustainability management
> As an individual, you will have a lasting impact on residence life at UM



Green Office

Earn 50 points in the Well ’Canes Incentive Program. To qualify, office teams need to sign up for the Green Office Certification Program and trade their desk trashcans for communal trash bins. This small change has increased recycling rates all over the country already.
Congrats to our Arts And Science Communication Dpt for achieving Bronze.

Apply now


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


Green U Health

Recycle at Medical

Outdoor recycling bins now available

Bins are located in the Quadrangle, the Calder library and the Sylvester CCC.

Grad-Med Students Green Team

at Medical

You don't have much time but you still want to make a difference on our Medical campus?

Join our Grad-Med Student Government Green Team: Raised herbs beds for our Dining services, Butterfly gardens for our patients, #5 plastic recycling for our green labs... You can decide what initiative fit your schedule and your passion.

Contact Tara Peters: for more information


UMMobility Options

Mobility Survey

Please take a few minutes to answer a brief online questionnaire regarding your mobility preferences.

Your feedback is critical to improve the parking and transportation options on campus while enhancing sustainability for the University. This survey's results will also enable us to better track the Carbon emissions related to commuting at the U.

Please click on the link below to take the survey between October 9 and 20, 2017:‐survey. If you have questions, please email




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