Sustainability at the University of Virginia calls for collaboration and ingenuity to promote the well-being of the community, solve local and global challenges through scholarship and practice, educate ethical leaders and steward this special place.

-U.Va. Sustainability Statement


RecycleMania 2015!

RecycleMania is a national eight week competition between colleges and universities to see who can reuse, reduce, and recycle the most waste. Learn more…

From the Grounds Up Blog

Follow the latest sustainability initiatives happening on Grounds and beyond with the recently launched U.Va. Sustainability blog.


Game Day Challenge Volunteer Opportunity

Help U.Va. win on February 28th by volunteering during the U.Va. vs V.Tech basketball game. Sign up…

Track Our Progress

U.Va. is implementing initiatives and policies that positively affect our local and global communities.

Environmental Stewardship Subcommittee

Join an ESS Working Group and help implement solutions to sustainability challenges on Grounds! Learn More…

Explore Our Research

The University of Virginia supports research and embraces innovation to address current and future needs.