Sustainability

UA Residence Life is committed to sustainability—so much so that we have a full-time Senior Coordinator of Sustainability Education who develops and promotes sustainable education and programs in our residence halls!

Some of Our Programs Include:  

BATTLE OF THE UTILITIES

The residence halls compete to see who can reduce their utility consumption (electricity and water) to win prizes and bragging rights. Click here to take the pledge.[Occurs late in the fall semester]


RECYCLE MANIA 

The residence halls recycle and attend education programs to earn points and win glory and prizes for their hall. [Occurs at the beginning of the spring semester]


EARTH HOUR

We join the international celebration that encourages you to turn off your lights for an hour. Since you can’t use candles in the dorms, we throw an electricity-free party on the mall with good food, good fun, and fire dancers! [Occurs during the spring semester]


MOVE-OUT DONATIONS

Can’t (or don’t want to) take your stuff home? Donate what you no longer need to our non-profit partners so those items can be reused instead of trashed. [Occurs in May]


ECO-POWER

Have you wondered what kind of difference it makes on your electricity bill if you forget to turn your lights off? Our amazing software helps you see how much electricity you are using each month and what you can do to make a difference. The software works for a dorm room, office or apartment. Click here to check it out the software.


LEAD CERTIFICATION

Just how sustainable are you? Earn a LEAD certification (Living Environmentally Aware Daily) just by answering a questionnaire. Click here to earn your certification.


ECO-REPS

Are you excited about sharing sustainability with others? Join Eco-Reps to expand your leadership and advocacy skills by learning more about sustainability and sharing that information with others in your hall. Learn more by watching the video:


'GREEN' THINGS TO PACK

To help you pack for your sustainable life on campus check out our ‘green’ shopping checklist.


Campus Partners

Residence Life also partners with other campus organizations such as The UA Office of Sustainability and Students for Sustainability.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Email sustainability@email.arizona.edu for more information or to get involved.