We are a certified bee campus. What does this mean? Learn about the seven requirements for bee campuses (and more).
During certain times of the year, there are particular hours in the day during which it is important to be extra mindful of energy usage. Find tips for faculty, staff, students, and visitors to save resources and lower energy costs.
The UT Recycling Free Store is a community-based resource meant to help UT students reduce their environmental impact and save money.
The Grow Lab is a new campus garden that is a living laboratory to promote experiential and service-learning. Grow Lab demonstrates ecological food production methods and encourages community engagement.
UT Recycling partners with Smokey’s Pantry, Goodwill and other area non-profits at the end of each semester to ensure that items students haven’t used during the semester don’t end up in the trash can. Instead, students can donate new and certain lightly used items in their residence halls during the move-out period.
The UT Recycling Research Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to conduct research on a UT Recycling program or initiative of their choice. Student interns will benefit from hands-on experience in an environmental organization and professional development training in these unpaid positions.
Smokey’s Pantry is the first food pantry at the university and we focus our services on the students, faculty, and staff of our university.
UT Knoxville was recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation in April 2018. Learn about the five standards that we must meet to be considered a tree campus (and more).
Our goal is to convert our university into a Zero Waste institution by diverting at least 90% of all waste from the landfill through reducing, reusing, recycling, and composting practices.