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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.

Bauer Starbucks Gets New LED Lights

The new bulbs are more energy efficient and have similar light output, so guests likely will not notice any difference.

Campus C-Stores Convert to EcoGrounds Sustainable Coffee

The switch was brought on by the University’s participation in the national Fair Trade Campaign, which partners with colleges and universities to offer Fair Trade products at all campus dining locations and at catered events.

Generating Less Trash Was One of the Goals of Sustainability Fest

Everyone who attended the Dec. 3 event in Lynn Eusan Park was encouraged to use the recycling bins and compost boxes in an effort to minimize the amout of garbage thrown out.

Best Guess Earns Lucky Student a Prize at Sustainability Fest

Of the 58 people who submitted their best guess as to how much cardboard Facilities Management had bundled on the back of a truck, Jahaziel Carrera came the closest and earned a $25 gift card.

Winners Announced in Sustainability Fest Poetry Contest

Twelve people submitted works, with the top three as chosen by a panel of judges receiving gift cards and having their poems read during the Sustainability Fest.

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