Sustainability

U to co-host community conversation on electrification in Utah

To help Utahns to better understand what this transition means for them, the University of Utah Sustainability Office, the Salt Lake Tribune and Rocky Mountain Power are hosting “Down to the Wire: Electrification and the Clean Power Transition” on Aug. 2 at the U.


A group of students shot clothes on racks in front of a Lassonde Studios neon sign.

Off the Rack: A marketplace for young fashion entrepreneurs

The overall purpose of the business is to encourage sustainable and ethical shopping while supporting young fashion entrepreneurs in our community.


Ivory Community Leadership Award winner announced

Amalia Friess is a beekeeper and conservationist.


Making the invisible visible

The contemporary art exhibit “Air” explores air from environmental, social justice and cultural perspectives.


A delicate balance

The search for sustainable tourism and resource preservation in the American West.


The future of Great Salt Lake

Scientists, lawmakers and lake advocates discuss data-driven solutions to the lake’s critical problems.


Dig in

Planting for our climate doesn’t mean we have to make our yards a depressing landscape of rocks.


Take the Clear the Air Challenge

Join Team U and ‘clear the air’ this July

Track the single-occupant vehicle trips you save when you work remotely, utilize active transportation, public transit and car pooling.


U hosts first in-person Pac-12 Sustainability Conference since 2019

The Pac-12 Team Green is working to unite university sustainability and athletics departments to integrate sustainability into college athletics and across college campuses.


Campus continues to be water wise in 2022

Assuming the trends continue, at the close of this fiscal year, the U will have measured its lowest water consumption in 10 years.