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Comets compost to curb food waste

Students residing in on-campus apartments can now join a composting program to learn about reducing food waste. Members of the Green Initiative of...

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Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery

In recognition of Texas Arbor Day, Facilities Management worked with the Office of Student Volunteerism to plant fruit trees in residence hall courtyards....

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More campus sustainability measures necessary

In the last decade, UTD has made great strides in making the campus more sustainable, but there is still work to be done...

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Keepers of the Earth

UTD’s sustainability efforts have grown to incorporate a student educator component with the creation of EcoReps this semester. In 2016, Thea Junt, the...

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SG to fund green ideas next fall

A Student Government initiative to improve sustainability on campus that began in the spring is ready for a reboot heading into the fall...


Green fund needed for future of university conservation

Initiative with focus on sustainability needed to help propel UTD towards Tier One status, become more eco-friendly Imagine having a role in proposing...

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Changing the urban-scape

This past week, the sunshine and lovely weather in Dallas got me out a lot more, and as I walked down the sidewalk,...


Greener schools lead the way

Rigorous sustainability initiatives, standards at universities serve as catalyst for change in surrounding communities President Obama’s ballsy move to push for more rigid...


Zipcar caters to car-less students

When it came to parking this summer, I was spoiled rotten. My “mornings” consisted of me waking at the crack of noon and...

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Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat

Record-breaking temperatures in Texas this summer have significantly raised electricity and water demand, but UTD officials say the university has been working hard...


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