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Parents, Students Attend 'Healthy Coogs, Healthy Planet'

About two dozen people got a chance to tour the campus community garden and learn about healthy eating during the annual Family Weekend at the University of Houston.

Kiva Room Latest to Receive Energy Efficient LED Lights

More lights on campus have been switched out to LED lamps, which will save the University of Houston energy and money.

Volunteers Sweat it Out to Clean Up Campus

The sun was out in full force and the humidity was so thick you could cut it with a knife, but that didn't seem to bother Nancy Palomo.

UH Partners with Zipcar to Offer Car Sharing on Campus

The University of Houston has launched a new partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car sharing network

Help Beautify Our Campus, Volunteer for Cleanup Day

In preparation for the fall semester, the Office of Sustainability is working closely with Facilities Management to coordinate this year’s Cleanup Day.

LED Lights at Fresh Food Company to Lower Energy Usage, Costs

New lighting inside the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers is expected to save money on energy, reduce air-conditioning usage and last longer.

Number of LEED-Accredited Professionals in FP&C Continues to Grow

Facilities Planning and Construction now has five staff members who have LEED accreditation.

Young Campers Cultivate Their Minds in Community Garden

When Sarah Kelly spends time in the community garden on campus, it is usually to cultivate vegetables.

REEcycle Takes Top Prize In National Clean Energy Competition

The team from the University of Houston developed a profitable way to reclaim rare earth elements from magnets in electronics and will now receive technical, legal and other assistance from competition sponsors.

Office of Sustainability Relaunches its Blog

The Office of Sustainability has resurrected its online blog and plans to fill it with all sorts of valuable information.

Lucky Student Wins Gift Card for Taking Earth Day Festival Survey

One lucky student received a special prize last week for filling out a survey after attending this past spring's Earth Day Festival at the University of Houston.

University Already Eyeing Next Year's RecycleMania Competition

UH Community Invited to Upcoming Earth Day Festival

Come learn more about environmental causes and living sustainably during the annual Earth Day Festival at the University of Houston.

Sarah Kelly to Lead UH Office of Sustainability

Sarah Kelly has joined the University of Houston as the new program manager for the Office of Sustainability.

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