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Recyclemania 2018

Recyclemania Kick off

Thursday Feb. 22nd from 11am to 2 pm - Lakeside Patio Canopy
You're wondering what kind of plastics are recyclable in Miami Dade County? you want to learn more about waste minimization, and single stream recycling? Pass by the Lakeside patio canopy to play our recycling games, win prizes and taste delicious crepes. Visit

RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities.

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Student Initiatives

UThrift Store

Our #UThrift store is back at the#FarmersMarket! Did you know that the Farmers Market on the Foote Green was originally a UMiami Student Government initiative?
#TransformtheU — at The Foote Green.

Solar Charging


If you are interested in solar energy and are curious about solar powered charging umbrellas, feel free to take this Survey. Visit ECO Agency


Meetour teams


Meet our Student Government ECO Board, and the Green Committee; our Residences ECO Reps, and our Green Patrols this semester. Get involved!


World Water Day

March 21, 11am  - 2 pm at the Lakeside Patio Canopy
Learn how to conserve water with Miami Dade County Water Use Efficiency manager, and get your free shower timer (Bring up to two old shower heads and receive two new high efficiency models). Pass by our TAKE BACK THE TAP table to win prizes!

March 22, 5.30 pm  - 7.30 pm at the Gifford Arboretum Stone Circle
Learn how to collect Rainwater for your garden and plant Florida-Friendly Landscape 
Learn more at


Sustainability Programs


Green Office 2.0

Get your office Green U certified and add 50 points to your Well' Canes account! If you want to go “green” in the workplace, apply to the Green Office certification program .


Sustainability 101

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 UHealth


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


Join the Grad Med Green Team

If you are a student on the Miller School of Medicine campus, join us!
ReUse Store at the Farmers Market, 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


Past Events


Environmental Law Society Symposium


Green Athletics Conference at the U


UMMobility Options

Find your match!
On February 14, from 11am – 2pm visit the main lobby at GOT and learn how you can instantly find a carpool match with another GOT co-worker, save money, and park at ease.
Parking & Transportation introduces RideFlag, a carpool on demand mobile app, designed to help you save money on trasnportation cost and instantly match drivers and riders traveling in the same direction. Visit us on February 14th to learn how RideFlag can help you save money on transportation cost and match you with a GOT co-worker.
Enter to Win a prize when you particiatpe. Here is how:

  1. Download carpool on damand RideFlag mobile app.
  2. Once downloaded, register with the “UM circle” using your UM email to be matched with GOT co-worker only.
  3. Complete a ride with your GOT co-worker.
  4. Randomly be chosen to win! Prizes include Miami Heat Tickets.
  5. Begin to save money and take advantage of the benefits.

For more information RideFlag and other UM mobility options contact Lluvia Resendiz, Mobility Manager at or 305-284-1547. Download the app now on Google Play or the Google App Store. Download



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Visit Prof. Weiskoff class Sustainable Food Garden in the Arboretum

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Tour of WM recycling plant in Pembroke Pines with UM Staff and Faculty

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the ECO Solar charging umbrellas at the Whitten Learning Center are attracting a lot of attention.