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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

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...
12 05 2012

UVM Celebrates End of Bottled Water Sales With Bottled Water ‘Retirement Party’

Beginning January 2013, the University of Vermont will no longer sell bottled water on its campus – in vending machines, retail...
11 21 2012

Up and running: CEF's Virtualized Desktop Computer Pilot Project

A couple weeks ago, CEF Fellow Kate Blofson interviewed Nick Gingrow, IT Professional for BSAD, on the Virtualized Desktop Computer project...
Compost Rider 11 07 2012

University Communications "Compost Riders" Video

By Jeffrey Wakefield and Sally McCayWhile UVM has been collecting food waste from the dining halls since 1997 and diverts nine tons of food...
Aiken's Green Roof 10 18 2012

Aiken's New Green Roof

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources installed its new green roof -- or more accurately, roofs -- this past week atop...
10 16 2012

“Envisioning Environment at UVM” – Announcing Public Forums

 The Envisioning Environment committee has prepared preliminary plans for conducting a campus-wide inventory of environmentally-...
10 02 2012

Clean Energy Fund Opens Call for Ideas

 Clean Energy Fund Accepting Proposals for the Call for Ideas October 1 - November 15, 2012 The annual Call for Ideas is...
08 29 2012

134 Solar Panels Installed at Spear Street Farm, Financed by Student Fund

 Written by Jeffrey R. Wakefield, University CommunicationsWhen students left the University of Vermont campus in May, the roof of the...
08 08 2012

UVM's Biking for Compost Pilot Program featured in USA Today College

Vermont Cynic editor, Becky Hayes '13, wrote an article for USA Today College on UVM's pilot office compost program by bike. ...