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Green Summer Break


Energy Conservation

This summer break, Green U is inviting all faculty and staff to support UM's Energy Conservation Initiative. Please take some energy-saving measures prior to leaving for the summer. Learn more at


Green Teleworking

By teleworking, we are offsetting our commute pollution; however, working from home has its own challenges and carbon footprint. Read tips to make your remote work life greener at


Green Workshops


Bee Keeping 101

Ray Santamaria has been working in Facilities Management as Lead Technician for over 10 years—Ray is also the proud owner of honeybee colonies certified by the Apiary Division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Come share Ray's passion, discover the world of bees, and learn the basics of bee keeping with the experts on Friday, July 7 from 12-1 p.m. (1535 Levante Ave, room 137; map). RSVP now!


Butterfly garden 101

If you are interested in starting a Florida butterfly garden or attracting more butterflies to your existing garden, you will need plants that will provide nectar, water, and shelter for every stage of a butterfly's development. Learn about butterfly garden design with Giselle Jordan, Master Gardener at the Miami Dade IFAS extension. Join us on Friday, July 14 from 5-6 p.m. (Campos Sano building, room 250, 1300 Campo Sano Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146; map). RSVP now!


Sustainable Partners


Climate Friendly Dining

What is HowGood? HowGood is an independent research company with the world's largest database on product sustainability. With data and analysis for more than 33,000 ingredients, chemicals, and materials, HowGood helps leading brands, retailers, and investors improve their environmental and social impact. Learn more.


Staples Supports Green Offices

Staples has simplified eco-friendly shopping. Whether your department is setting sustainability goals for the first time or is ready to raise the bar, you have the right partner. With decades of leadership in providing eco-conscious solutions, Staples can help reach your objectives. Learn more about Staples 2028 sustainability goals.


Green Departments


Alternative Mobility New EV Fleet


Grounds Management New Electric Leaf Blowers


Diversity and Inclusion

Did you know 15 plants provide 90% of the global food energy intake? Many of those plants can be found in the aisles of your local grocery store; go ahead and let your next meal serve as a tasty exploration of local and global cultures. Start by joining award-winning chef Alain Lemaire from your kitchen and explore Haiti's vibrant culture through cooking and conversation. Access the recording at https:/


Green U Trainings


NEW – Green Event 101: Tuesday, July 11 at 12 p.m. Register on ULearn


Sustainable Food 101: Friday, June 16 at 12 p.m. Register on ULearn


Green Lab 101: Friday June 23 at 12 p.m. Register on ULearn


Student Employment


9:00 am

Green U Communication Coordinator


9:00 am

Bike Repair Coordinator



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