Sustainability

Are you up for the challenge?

Join the Clear the Air Challenge this February so we can all breathe easy.


Australia on fire: What are the impacts?

The wildfires in Australia are among the most severe in history.


Probletunity sessions

The campus community is invited to address the opportunities that come with problems around waste and recycling.


Taking action to improve air quality

“The Utah Roadmap” outlines a Utah approach to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.


Air quality and exercise

Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, the Sustainability Office provides tips for staying active while reducing vehicle emissions.


Beautiful but noxious weed taking over Salt Lake City

Mrytle spurge is incredibly difficult to remove. Its root systems grow wide underground, meaning that pulling out plants at the surface may not be effective, and even then myrtle spurge emits a sap when injured that can blister human skin.


The role of youth in renewable energy

On Oct. 21-25, 2019, urban ecology students at the University of Utah Asia Campus presented to international leaders at the Global Green Growth Institute’s flagship conference.


Is climate change good for plants?

Could the rising levels of carbon dioxide actually be good for plants?


A look at air pollution and vulnerable populations

Poor children are suffering greater exposure to polluted air.


Building a sustainable food culture on campus

Discover how food consumption impacts our planet and how you can help build a new food culture in the U community.