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Sustainability in the News

Check out all the articles below of times our Office has been featured in the news; from local campus news, Knox News, and even USA Today.

2018

April 12, 2018 – Volapalooza goes green, partners with organizations – http://www.utdailybeacon.com/news/volapalooza-goes-green-partners-with-organizations/article_a2a7a0e6-3e60-11e8-af14-93914783a399.html

 

March 26, 2018 – Hand Dryers Replace Paper Towels in Restrooms – https://news.utk.edu/2018/03/26/hand-dryers-replace-paper-towels-in-restrooms/

 

Feb. 13, 2018 – Green Fee Supprts Campus Environmental Projects – https://news.utk.edu/2018/02/13/green-fee-supports-campus-environmental-projects/

 

Jan. 25, 2018 – Pop Up Shop promotes recycling, sustainability http://www.utdailybeacon.com/news/pop-up-shop-promotes-recycling-sustainability/article_4913f86e-023c-11e8-bf1e-1f497186a39e.html

 

Jan. 25, 2018 – New UT dorms will use rain water for toilets & laundry http://www.wbir.com/article/tech/science/environment/green/new-ut-dorms-will-use-rain-water-for-toilets-laundry/51-511575702

 

2017

Nov. 13, 2017 – UT Earns Top EPA Award
https://news.utk.edu/2017/11/13/ut-earns-top-epa-award/

 

Oct. 29, 2017 – UT hosts sustainability day, promotes environment-friendly organizations

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/news/student_oranizations/ut-hosts-sustainability-day-promotes-environment-friendly-organizations/article_7cb7df38-b510-11e7-89b8-63d02922db99.html

 

Oct. 13, 2017 – University of Tennessee Shows It’s Easy to be Green
https://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/local/tennessee/2017/10/13/university-tennessee-honored-its-green-efforts/746566001/

 

Oct. 8, 2017 – UT student environmental organization looks to promote sustainability

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/news/student_oranizations/ut-student-environmental-organization-looks-to-promote-sustainability/article_9c4e7226-ac4b-11e7-a5ad-6386320310b0.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share

 

Oct. 6, 2017 – Organizations to Host Fall and Halloween Events for Campus Community
https://news.utk.edu/2017/10/06/organizations-host-fall-halloween-events-campus-community/

 

Apr. 20, 2017 – Knoxville water pollution remains a concern for professionals, environmental groups
http://www.tnjn.com/2017/04/20/knoxville-water-pollution-remains-a-concern-for-professionals-environmental-groups/

 

Jan. 2, 2017 – Reducing your carbon footprint: a look into the renewable energy market
https://www.knoxnews.com/story/money/business/journal/2017/01/02/reducing-your-carbon-footprint-look-into-renewable-energy-market/95478002/

 

2016

Oct. 20, 2016 – Princeton Review Ranks UT Among Top Green Universities
https://news.utk.edu/2016/10/20/princeton-review-ranks-ut-top-green-universities/

 

Oct. 3, 2016 – Seven Ways You Can Help Make Orange Green
https://news.utk.edu/2016/10/03/ways-orange-green/

 

June 13, 2016 – UT Recognized for Green Efforts
https://news.utk.edu/2016/06/13/ut-recognized-green-efforts/

 

Apr. 21, 2016 – Students Honored for Campus-Wide Undergraduate Research
https://news.utk.edu/2016/04/21/students-honored-campuswide-undergraduate-research/

 

Mar. 30, 2016 – UT to Host Campus Bagless Day during Earth Month
https://news.utk.edu/2016/03/30/ut-host-campus-bagless-day-earth-month/

 

Mar. 7, 2016 – Volunteers Plant 1,000 Trees to Celebrate Arbor Day
https://news.utk.edu/2016/03/07/volunteers-plant-1000-trees-celebrate-arbor-day/

 

Mar. 3, 2016 – Office of Communications and Marketing Wins CASE, AAF Honors
https://news.utk.edu/2016/03/03/office-communications-marketing-wins-case-aaf-honors/

 

Feb. 5, 2016 – Claxton Rain Garden Completed as Part of Green Infrastructure Project
https://news.utk.edu/2016/02/05/claxton-rain-garden-completed-part-green-infrastructure-project/

 

Jan. 30, 2016 – Claxton rain garden opens on campus
http://www.tnjn.com/2016/01/30/claxton-rain-garden-opens-on-campus/

 

2015

Dec. 14, 2015 – Office of Sustainability Offers Energy-Saving Tips for Winter
https://news.utk.edu/2015/12/14/office-sustainability-offers-energysaving-tips-winter/

 

Oct. 29, 2015 – Office of Sustainability Recognized for Innovation, Advanced Leadership
https://news.utk.edu/2015/10/29/office-sustainability-recognized-innovation-advanced-leadership/

 

Oct. 16, 2015 – Office of Sustainability Offers Tips on How to Make Halloween Green
https://news.utk.edu/2015/10/16/office-sustainability-offers-tips-halloween-green/

 

Apr. 22, 2015 – UT Celebrates its Efforts to Make Orange Green on Earth Day
https://news.utk.edu/2015/04/22/ut-celebrates-efforts-orange-green-earth-day/

 

Apr. 17, 2015 – Mayors Rogero, Burchett to Take Part in Earth Fest with UT EcoCAR Team
https://news.utk.edu/2015/04/17/mayors-rogero-burchett-part-earth-fest-ut-ecocar-team/

 

Apr. 7, 2015 – Facilities Services to Host Sustainability Workshop April 21
https://news.utk.edu/2015/04/07/facilities-services-host-sustainability-workshop-april-21/

 

Mar. 26, 2015 – Big Green Friday Puts a Twist on Tradition
https://news.utk.edu/2015/03/26/big-green-friday-puts-green-twist-tradition/

 

2014

Oct. 14, 2014 – UT to Celebrate Sustainability Day October 23
https://news.utk.edu/2014/10/20/ut-celebrate-sustainability-day-october-23/

 

Mar. 25, 2014 – UT Earth Month Kicks Off Next Week With “Green” Events
https://news.utk.edu/2014/03/25/ut-earth-month-kicks-off-april-2/

 

Mar. 17, 2014 – UT to Host 2014 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer April 21
https://news.utk.edu/2014/04/17/ut-host-2014-pulitzer-prizewinning-composer-april-21/

 

Feb. 20, 2014 – Students to Build Giant Box Fort, Raise National Debt Awareness February 21
https://news.utk.edu/2014/02/20/students-build-giant-box-fort-raise-national-debt-awareness/

 

2013

Dec. 10, 2013 – New Sustainability Manager Aims to Seize Opportunities
https://news.utk.edu/2013/12/10/new-sustainability-manager-aims-to-seize-opportunities/

 

Apr. 1, 2013 – Earth Month Kicks off Green Events on Campus
https://news.utk.edu/2013/04/01/earth-month-kicks-green-events-campus/

 

2012

Apr. 20, 2012 – UT Campus, Fort Sanders Will Get Clean-Up This Sunday
https://news.utk.edu/2012/04/20/campus-fort-sanders-cleanup-sunday/

 

Apr. 18, 2012 – UT Offering Tour of the New Norris House
https://news.utk.edu/2012/04/18/tour-norris-house/

 

Apr. 17, 2012 – UT Holds ‘Bike-In Movie’ to Promote Sustainability on Campus
https://news.utk.edu/2012/04/17/bike-in-movie-promote-sustainability/

 

Apr. 13, 2012 – UT Receives Green Power Purchase Award from TVA
https://news.utk.edu/2012/04/13/tva-green-power-purchase-award/

 

Apr. 9, 2012 – Brown Bag Lecture Series Focuses on Environmental Issues
https://news.utk.edu/2012/04/09/lecture-series-environmental-issues/

 

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