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Green U Survey

Every voice at the U has the power to shape a greener future! We invite you to take a few moments to complete our cultural assessment; you'll provide valuable feedback that will guide our efforts towards a more sustainable institution. As a token of our appreciation, you can enter to win a bag of green giveaways after completing the survey. Access the Green U survey now!


Sustainable Dining

OZZI Reusable Program

This fall, UM Dining is bringing reusable OZZI take-out containers to the dining halls! Purchase your $6 OZZI container from the cashier in either dining hall, fill it with your favorite foods, and take your meal to-go. On your next return to the dining hall, return your used container to the OZZI machine and receive a token for your next use. It's as simple as that! Visit UM Dining to learn more.



Climate Friendly Food

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 about HowGood at UM.


Dining Composting

This semester Green U and UM Dining are partnering with a local composter to divert all the plant-based food waste from Mahoney Pearson and Hecht dining halls. Compost is regenerating our planet's soil and fostering meaningful transformations in local farming practices—one compost bin at a time. Learn more.


Green Alumni Series

Since graduating from UM's Master of Science in Sustainable Business program, Nick Berman has spent the past three years as Director of Operations at Geared for Green. There, he is responsible for implementing circular economy strategies for clients of all sizes, optimizing waste collection, and creating new products from recycled material. Discover Nick's journey and join us via Zoom on September 22 at 12 p.m. Register now.


Green U Internships


Interactive Media

Interactive Media students have been partnering with Green U on virtual tours of our LEED building green features. Have a look at the amazing work of Arianna Nicolas on the Student Services Building, and Stone Sparkes on the Shalala Student Center. If you are looking to enhance your Adobe XD or Figma portfolio, send your resume to


Garden Coordinator

Green U is looking for a part-time Garden Coordinator for the Sustainability Garden. This garden is located in the Gifford Arboretum, and it includes a food forest, various raised beds, staff garden plots, the U Garden Club beds, academic plots, as well as a compost site. If you have a passion for edible plants and gardening, send your resume to


Green U Trainings


Register now and start adding points to your Well 'Canes card!


Alternative Mobility


The University is committed to providing safe and cost-efficient transportation alternative to help make your commute a great experience. You can check the Campus Parking Guide, and explore ways you can navigate your way in and around the Coral Gables campus with convenient mobility options, like UBike, Mass Transit, Zipcar, Hurry 'Canes shuttles and more. Did you know about the Safe Ride program? Services operate between 10 p.m to 3 a.m., except on holidays and during spring break. For more information, visit


The Outdoor Adventures bike shop is your on-campus hub to keep your bike in top condition. We provide repairs, maintenance, parts, and instruction. Some common repairs and maintenance include brake and/or shifter adjustment, tune-up (brakes, shifter, chain, and wheels), tube repair or replacement, and chain replacement. The bike shop operates on demand. Students may drop off bikes during Outdoor Adventures’ operational hours (Monday-Friday, 3-9 p.m.). Learn more at



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