UVA Recycling offers Hoos numerous recycling bins for plastics, metals, glass and more. UVA annually competes against universities across the nation in the Game Day Challenge. The student Garden brings together the UVA community, focusing on the value of local food & farms. Dual flush toilets are one of the ways the University is managing its water consumption. Thanks to new, cleaner recycling signage, students across Grounds are recycling more than ever. UVA installed refill station areas across Grounds including O'Hill Dining and resident areas.

Sustainability at the University of Virginia offers the resources and inspiration needed to ensure, both individually and institutionally, a more sustainable future.


Take The Pledge

As University of Virginia community members, we can help create a more sustainable future by embracing small changes in our daily lives. Pledge with us.


Earth Week 2014

Take part in U.Va.’s 2014 Earth Week: One HellUVa Planet. April 15 thru 22 – 7 days to celebrate our world.

Track Our Progress

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


Get Involved

There are numerous ways for students and employees to engage in sustainability efforts at U.Va.

Take a Class

The University offers a variety of sustainability-related courses and lectures available for students and community members.

Explore Our Research

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

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Earth Week Day two! Go Green with UVa Box from 11-2 in Newcomb, Green Grounds Craft sale from 11-2 in Clark and attend a...more

16 April 2014, 3:00 pm