The U partners with the Pac-12 and the Maverik Center to research sustainability at sport venues.
Divert resources from the landfill on U Recycle Day, which takes place on Thursday, April 18, from 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the south end of the Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot.
This April, in honor of Earth Month, we encourage our faculty and staff to join our students to take direct, tangible action to address climate change and realize our students’ vision of a clean energy future.
China and other countries are banning certain waste materials. Learning to recycle properly is more important than ever.
“When I first started college and learned about environmental racism, such as the water crisis in Flint, MI., I was taken aback at how these environmental injustices are happening in communities of color that don’t have the resources to fight back against things that are affecting them. It became personal to me as a person of color, who comes from a community that has a large refugee community with a low socioeconomic status.”
Why eating food produced locally, under fair and safe conditions, matters.
“Being a user of public transit all my life, I see the numerous potentials here in Utah. What’s lacking here is the ‘necessity’ factor. People feel more in control of their schedule with driving.”
“I think the type of work that I do requires self-care, but in general, I like to build in a balance of work and relaxation into my daily life. Using public transportation helps me achieve that balance.”
Consider making alternative transportation part of your everyday life.
How is the U curbing its own emissions?