Office for Sustainability

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The Office for Sustainability supports university-wide collaborative governance, leadership and implementation of sustainability across Grounds by partnering with students, faculty, administrators and staff to infuse and develop a culture of environmental, economic and social stewardship in alignment with the educational, research, health care and public service mission of the University. Ten full-time staff members, twelve student employees and dozens of student volunteers lead a wide range of programs, projects and services, such as:

  • Greenhouse gas and nitrogen footprint tracking
  • Delta Force
  • Energy conservation measure research and implementation
  • Owner’s sustainability and LEED representation
  • Recycling/waste management
  • Annual outreach and engagement events
  • Green Workplace
  • Sustainability Advocates
  • General sustainability communications

Visit the Sustainability at UVA website for more information and broader sustainability initiatives at the University.

Contact information

Andrea Trimble

Andrea Trimble
Sustainability Director
Phone: (434) 982-4526
Email: atrimble@virginia.edu