Plant it Forward Farms is one of many vendors at the UH Farmers Market, a new initiative launched by UH Dining that benefits students, faculty and staff.
Anyone who posts a photo of themselves using a reusable water bottle on Instagram or Twitter with #BYOBottle and @UHSustain between Aug. 21 and Sept. 4 will be entered into a drawing.
Four people who participated in the fresh produce service during the month of May received prizes in a drawing and talked about why they love the program.
The Farm to Work program at UH is transitioning to a new pickup date, time and location as well as a new weekly order deadline.
UH’s Melissa Halstead spoke about sustainability at the IEHA Houston Chapter Spring Seminar, which was held June 14.
Representatives from the office entertained and educated families about sustainability during the April 29 event, which took place at MacGregor Park along the Brays Bayou Greenway.
This year’s celebration, which will take place April 17-23 and is being hosted by the Office of Sustainability, includes various activities that the UH community can participate in.
The initiative will make it easy and affordable for University of Houston employees to pick up baskets of fresh local fruits, herbs and vegetables on campus.
Once you have planted a fruit tree, it is useful to train the young plant to form a strong tree that will hold a lot of fruit.
Several activities will take place over the course of the spring semester, beginning with a weeding and seeding event scheduled for Friday, Feb. 17, from noon to 2 p.m.
The event will take place Friday, Feb. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center South Circle Drive.
For the second year in a row, the University earned the designation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
The Office of Sustainability and the UH Music Library are co-hosting the Feb. 28 event, during which participants will learn how to create book bags using plastic grocery bags.
For this year’s national competition, the University of Houston will be focused on increasing recycling rates and lowering trash rates at the Student Center.
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