Environmental

Environmental Wellness

Interdependence with our surroundings and the natural world make the environment an important aspect of our overall well-being.

 

Sustainable food

The types of foods we buy, where they are produced, and the techniques used to grow them, can affect our personal health and the health of our environment. Learn more from IFAS about what exactly sustainable eating and “organic” really means, as well as benefits of choosing locally grown food.

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Gator Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Sign up to get a weekly delivery of fresh, seasonal produce from an area farmer; pick-up location available on campus
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Local Parks and Natural Areas

Gainesville is home to many natural attractions, and is close by to many other scenic and recreational spaces. Sustainability is not just about preserving the environment, but also about enjoying and appreciating it. Check out UF’s Office of Sustainability listing for nearby destinations.

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Energy Efficiency Living

Improve your home’s energy efficiency with tips from IFAS.

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Living Green TV Episodes

Living Green is a half-hour TV show that helps individuals understand what it means to be “living green” in their own communities. The flavor of the show is upbeat, and even humorous at times, when presenting the myriad challenges and solutions associated with any environmental issue. The show, while entertaining, is meant to inspire individuals to take local action and make a difference. Each show highlights a wide range of environmental issues, outlining the need for a united response at the local and, most important, individual level.

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UF Office of Sustainability

Facilitates faculty, staff and student efforts to create a sustainable, high quality of life at UF and beyond.
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Green Your Office Audit

Is your office practicing sustainability? Use this audit, brought to you by UF’s Office of Sustainability, to increase awareness and make your office more green.

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Composting

Learn more about UF’s involvement in composting or get more information about composting for yourself. Brought to you by UF’s Office of Sustainability and IFAS Extension.

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Vegan and Vegetarian Dining options

Interested in eating less meat and more plant-based? Check out Gator Dining’s guide to vegan and vegetarian dining throughout UF campus

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IFAS Living Green

Living Green focuses on how communities incorporate environmental concerns into their homes, neighborhoods, and businesses to help conserve natural resources and wildlife for future generations.

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