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Office for Sustainability

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The Office for Sustainability supports University-wide collaborative leadership and implementation of environmental sustainability across Grounds. The office partners with students, faculty staff and community stakeholders to promote a culture of environmental, economic and social stewardship in alignment with the University's Sustainability Plan 2020-2030. The office's full-time staff members, plus numerous student employees and volunteers, lead a wide range of programs, projects and services, such as:

  • Greenhouse gas and nitrogen footprint tracking
  • Building Efficiency Program
  • Energy conservation measure research and implementation
  • LEED representation
  • Recycling, composting and 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