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UH Among the Best in State in One RecycleMania Category

The University placed fifth out of 23 participating schools in Texas this spring in the category that focuses on recycling the highest combined gross tonnage of paper, cardboard, bottles and cans.

First-ever Earth Week Planned for April 17-26

There will be a wide variety of events for the campus community to attend, including informative movie screenings, outdoor treks and crafting activities.

Plan to Reduce Paper Waste Wins RecycleMania Competition

The 2015 What’s the Big Idea contest asked teams of students, faculty and staff to propose ideas for improving recycling or reducing waste on the University of Houston campus.

UH RecycleMania Spring Break Challenge Winner Announced

Students, faculty, staff and alumni were invited to upload photos via Twitter and explain how they were having a zero-waste spring break.

Office of Sustainability Gives Away Kindle Fire HD to One Lucky Student

Everyone who attended a RecycleMania event over the past two months on campus was entered into the drawing.

Office of Sustainability gives away ‘WALL-E’ art piece to lucky student

Student wins WALL-E recycled art piece from the Office of Sustainability during a free screening of the Disney/Pixar film on March 5.

Spring maintenance a must for home orchards

Urban Harvest gives tips on how to care for home orchards in the spring.

Electronics Recycling Drive Open to UH Community

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to drop off their older or unused electronics equipment during an event on Thursday, March 26, in the circle drive area of the Student Center South.

Office of Sustainability Program Manager Presents at Annual Summit

Sarah Kelly represented the University of Houston during the recent Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability event at Texas Tech University.

Learn How to be a 'Rot Star' in Campus Community Garden

The UH community is invited to learn the basics of composting during a special RecycleMania event planned for Tuesday, March 10.

Submissions Being Accepted for Campus RecycleMania Competitions

The deadline is March 13 for teams to turn in their best ideas for helping improve recycling or waste minimization at the University of Houston.

Free 'WALL-E' Screening One of Many RecycleMania Events

The UH Office of Sustainability is sponsoring the showing, which is open to the UH community and will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in the multipurpose room of Oberholtzer Hall.

RecycleMania Activities About to Get Underway

A kickoff event planned for Feb. 5 in Butler Plaza will usher in a long list of fun and educational activities over the next two months on the UH campus.

Survey Seeks Input on Campus Biking Environment

The short online survey asks 18 questions that will provide valuable information that will help improve the biking situation for everyone.


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