Sustainability

Print & Mail recognized

In an industry based on using paper, sustainable practices are an ongoing challenge, but the department was recently awarded a bronze certification in the Sustainability Office’s Green Office Program.


2° For Change

Just a few clicks on your thermostat can save energy and protect our air. Take the challenge on Aug. 19, and help make a difference.


When green isn’t green

By using “Slow the Flow” guidelines designed by state water conservation experts, the university has created a dramatic transformation saving millions of gallons of water and hundreds of thousands of dollars every year.


Sustainable and collapsible utensils

U student siblings Rachyll and Jonny Faeth say they are “helping the Earth in every way they can” through their startup company PureWare.


Himalayan glaciers’ melting has doubled

Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.


Humans of the U: Myron Willson

A retirement open house for Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer Myron Willson will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, from 3-5 p.m. in the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Child Hall (7th floor) 7180.


Campus is abuzz with innovation

Celebrate Pollinator Week in the U’s new bee-friendly garden.


The heart of the park

Attend an open house on June 11 in Research Park to hear about projects on community building, mass transit accessibility and sustainable stormwater management systems.


A new view of wintertime air pollution

A new study could help improve air quality in Salt Lake City and other cities across the U.S. West.


Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award announced

“Interwoven: Junipers and the Web of Being,” by Kristen Rogers-Iverson was named best nature writing in 2018, and announced in time for Earth Day