Recent Headlines

  • UT kicks off 2014 RecycleMania competition- February 10th, 2014
    • “If you want to help the University of Tennessee win a tournament this March, look for recycling bins instead of trash cans. No, not that tournament…”
  • Students, workers lead cleanup charge after game day- Oct. 22, 2013
    • “On Sept. 7, at 12:21 p.m., 86,783 football fans gathered in Neyland Stadium to watch UT play Western Kentucky. Meanwhile, volunteers and workers were diligently cleaning up the 14.11 tons of recyclable waste that those football fans left in their wake…”
  • POWER challenge amps up UT’s green efforts- Oct. 2, 2013
    • “This October, green is the new orange. The Office of Sustainability officially kicked off the POWER challenge on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Initiated in 2005, the program has become an annual campus tradition, pitting residence halls against one another in a bid to save the most coveted resources…”
    • “The Green Power Partnership works with a wide variety of leading organizations — from Fortune 500® companies to local, state and federal governments, and a growing number of colleges and universities. The following Top Partner Rankings highlight the annual green power use of leading Green Power Partners within the United States and across individual industry sectors…”
  • ‘Make Orange Green’ encourages eco-friendly habits- Sept. 10 2013
    • “On a typical football game day in Knoxville, a stream of orange-clad bodies can be seen flowing into Neyland Stadium. UT’s Office of Sustainability is working to make that stream just a little greener…”
  • UT Making Game Day Recycling Easier- September 6, 2013
    • “As part of its goal of recycling 50 percent of game day waste this year and making Neyland Stadium a “zero waste” facility by next year, UT Recycling is urging fans to take advantage of and participate in their many recycling initiatives…”