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This winter break, the office of sustainability and the Student Government ECO Agency are inviting all faculty, staff and students to support UM’s Energy Conservation Program. Visit conservation


Coffee ground  for plants

Student Government ECO, Green U and UM dining are picking up coffee ground from Starbucks to use it as soil amendment in the UM sustainable garden at the Gifford Arboretum
Coffee ground 4 plants



ReUse Store

Moving out, cleaning out?  Don't throw away your stuff, we can reuse it.
Need new boxes or office supply? Check it out, it's free and available now on the Medical campus! Visit ReUse


Sustainability 101

Get a basic training in Sustainability: Recycling, Energy conservation, Water conservation... Register for the next session Dec 7, visit U Learn (Title: Sustainability 101 Webinar).


Green U Health

If you are interested in native plants, healthy food, and sustainable living in the workplace, join the Green Committee at Miller. We will need volunteers next year for our new butterfly garden planting and our Earth Day event. To get involved, please contact


Student Resident

Apply to become an ECO Rep this Spring

Are you a student resident at UM with a passion for the environment? Become an Eco-Rep now! Start helping your fellow residents on environmental issues like waste reduction, energy and water conservation. Visit


Faculty Resources

Green tour of our main campus

No matter what class you're teaching this semester, our Green U tour will inspire your students. They will have a chance to learn, get involved, and see our campus like never before. You can tailor the tour according to your class need: Start at Stanford Circle in front of our ECO tree, a symbol of students commitment to nature preservation and the environment [...] Stop by the LEED Platinum Frost Building and learn about its green features... Schedule your next tour now with

Sustainability Attribute

The Spring 2019 Cane Link catalog will feature 50 classes from all schools and colleges with the "Sustainability" attribute. It will allow students to search for courses with a sustainability focus or content, and apply to the Sustainability Certificate administered by the Ecosystem Science and Policy (ECS) program. If you are a faculty member and are interested in integrating sustainability content in your curriculum, please contact



4:30 pm

Building Our Better Future Faster


9:00 am

Matheson Hammock Clean Up


Mobility Alternatives

 4 Mobility objectives you need to know

  1. Save – Transit saves you money on parking, gas, and toll expense.
  2. Share & Upgrade – Share a ride using RideFlag mobile app and upgrade your parking color zone (subject to availabilty).
  3. Create Awareness – U Cycle Club offers FREE labor on bike repairs Sunday, November 25 at The Rock (1:00pm to 3:00pm)
  4. E-Scooters Parking – Follow E-Scooter Parking Policy found here
For more information about Mobility objectives, visit, or contact or 305-284-1547.


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Betsy Wheaton, Resiliency and Sustainability Director, City of Miami Beach. Urban Sustainability panel - GIS Day at UM

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Staff, faculty and students saw first hand what happens to our recycables