UT is GREEN!

UT is GREEN!



Preston Jacobsen
The University of Tennessee has something special to celebrate as the Princeton Review released its…

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1 month agoUT is GREEN!

Smart Communities Initiative Honored by Southeast Tennessee Development District

Smart Communities Initiative Honore…



Preston Jacobsen
The UT Smart Communities Initiative has been honored by its partner, the Southeast Tennessee Development District. SCI began in the 2014-15 academic year, connecting faculty and students with Tenness…

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2 months agoSmart Communities Initiative Honore…

Environmental Leadership Luncheon 2016

Environmental Leadership Luncheon 2016



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This past Friday (April 22nd) was Earth Day! To celebrate, we hosted our yearly Environmental Leade…

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8 months agoEnvironmental Leadership Luncheon 2016

Student Startup Aims to Use Biofuel Waste for Good

Student Startup Aims to Use Biofuel…



sustainability
Two doctoral candidates at The Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, run jointly by UT and ORNL are working towards a zero-waste manufacturing process by using byprodu…

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8 months agoStudent Startup Aims to Use Biofuel…

UT to Host Campus Bagless Day on Earth Day

UT to Host Campus Bagless Day on Ea…



sustainability
UT’s Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with the Student Government Association’s Environmental and Sustainability Committee, is raising awareness about consumption habits by hosting its first…

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8 months agoUT to Host Campus Bagless Day on Ea…

Current Projects

Environmental Impact Report
The Mug Project

Student Green Fee

 

Over the years, UT has made great progress at reducing the environmental impact of campus operations. In fact, the University has been widely recognized as a leader in resource conservation and environmental stewardship.

Environmental efforts at UT have accelerated recently with the establishment of UT Recycling and the Office of Sustainability. Moreover, environmental responsibility is a key component of the Knoxville campus long-range master plan and Vol Vision 2015, as well as the UT system mission statement (shown in part on the right sidebar).

This website provides information about actions you can take to help Make Orange Green. We welcome you to learn about the many wonderful environmental initiatives underway at UT.

 

 

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