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Keep up with the latest sustainability news at UVM!

There are four ways you get the latest news about campus sustainability news, events, and activities at UVM:

  1. Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter: The newsletter is designed to give readers the monthly pulse of the Office of Sustainability.  Every issue will include an update on the Environmental Forum, a message from the Director, and updates on other sustainability activities happening at UVM. For past newsletters, check out our archive.
  2. Sign up to receive updates from the GreenUVM listserv:The listserv features posts from UVM community members on events, articles, job postings, etc. related to campus sustainability and environmental issues. 
  3. Check out the Events and Sustainability Calendars: Find out what campus sustainability related events and learning opportunities are occuring at UVM and in the U.S.
  4. OoS Blog: Follow posts from OoS staff on our day to day work and observations.  

OoS News Archive

04 21 2013

UVM Eco-Reps' Launch "Follow the Leaf" campaign

On April 18th, UVM's Eco-Reps launched their "Follow the Leaf" campaign with a tabling event where passersby wrote out their...
04 10 2013

Become an Eco-Rep and apply for 2013-2014

  Thank you for your interest in applying to be an Eco-Rep for the 2013-14 school year. The application can be found at:...
03 20 2013

UVM Eco-Sculpture Highlights Press Conference at State House

 By Jeffrey Wakefield, UVM CommunicationsAn eco-sculpture designed by a University of Vermont art professor made from nearly 3,000...
02 21 2013

UVM town meeting focuses on socially responsible management of endowment

Written by Tim Johnson, Burlington Free Press. A new advisory council at the University of Vermont invited anyone on campus to voice...
02 13 2013

University Adopts New Process for Socially Responsible Investing

In November, the UVM Board of Trustees adopted an important resolution, two years in the making, with little fanfare. The Socially...
02 04 2013

UVM Campus Diverts 40% of Its Waste from Landfill

From the Office of the President:  The numbers are in, and the news is good. In 2012, the UVM campus diverted 40% of its waste from...
01 17 2013

Aiken Center Wins National 'Beyond Green High-Performance Building Award

From University Communications: UVM's Aiken Center was a recipient of the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council's 2012 Beyond...
AP/Toby Talbot 01 15 2013

National Public Radio Reports UVM Leading the Trend in Banning Bottled Water

As classes resume for a new semester, NPR’s “Morning Edition” notes that bottled water will no longer be for sale on the...
01 02 2013

UVM Installs 1,300 LEDs in Exterior Light Fixtures, Saving Energy, Reducing CO2 Emissions

If the University of Vermont campus seems a little brighter after dark these days, there’s a reason. Since 2011, UVM has replaced...