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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! 

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Corporate Sustainability

Symposium-2nd Edition: GREEN FINANCE

Oct. 18, 2017, 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm  -STORER AUDITORIUM
Sponsored by the School of Business Administration 
Networking reception  6:00 – 7:00 p.m. / Keynote  7:00 – 7:30 p.m. / Panel  7:30 – 8:30 p.m. With great speakers from the banking and finance world. Learn more


Green U Programs


ECO Agency reusable bags

With a plastic bag ban in effect in the City Beautiful, ECO agency decided to let everybody know that the best way to shop is by bringing your own reusable bag. This one can fit easily in a purse, grab one at the next ECO Agency tabling event. With Orientation Week, a green tradition was back: each freshman received our ECO-Green U reusable bottle to remember to "Take back the Tap".  Visit ECO Agency for more information


Become a Green Committee member

Small groups of students passionate about the environment and willing to volunteer to help with event logistics, to take on innovative projects and make their school, department, lab or office more sustainable.
If you are interested, apply here, and contact ECO at Jimenez, Alec Justin 


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.



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.

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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


Laundry and Linens Green Initiatives

Most of the linen used at U Health is processed through the Goodwill Laundry and Linens facility located in Medley FL.


Goodwill Laundry and Linens is the newest state of the art commercial healthcare laundry in South Florida. By nature the processing, laundering and re using textiles as opposed to disposable linen is the major component in being green for the customer and the provider.   Learn more


UMMobility Options

New carpool app

with UM Mobility

New transportation technology that is good for your pocket and the environment is now available. To facilitate your commute to campus use the RideFlag app (download here) and find your next carpool ride. Learn more here.

New This Fall!

A new shuttle route connecting Gables One Tower (GOT) to the Coral Gables campus is now available.  The shuttle operates every Wednesday on Well ‘Canes Market day and Fridays between the hours of 11:00AM – 2:00PM. For more information on shuttle schedule click here.

Transit Riders receive discounts!

As a participating member of the university’s public transit program, you receive discounts and other perks when you present your Easy Card at participating locations. Miami-Dade County offers discounts that include events and attractions, dining, fitness, museums, and shopping. For additional information visit the Miami-Dade County website.




6:00 pm

Corporate Sustainability Symposium-2nd edition



6:00 pm

Food Day


11:00 am

Fair Food Fair



12:00 pm

Green Athletics Conference at the U


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