News & Highlights
Something to Celebrate: UCI Zero Waste Events
Zero Waste Events - with a little planning, any event can become a Zero Waste Event
UC Irvine Receives Awards at the 2014 California Higher Education Sustainability Conferece
UCI earned two awards at the 2014 California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.
Plants Rising From the Ashes
When UCI went smoke-free in January 2014, Facilities Management removed 161 ashtrays from our main campus. One year later, a volunteer team of students created 30 repurposed planters!
Association of Energy Engineers Honors UCI
UC Irvine was presented with the International Award for Institutional Energy Management by the Association of Energy Engineers at the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.
UC Irvine Exceeds Energy-Reduction Goal of Federal Better Buildings Challenge
On May 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy recognized UC Irvine for surpassing its Better Buildings Challenge goal of improving campus energy efficiency by 20 percent by 2020.
UC Irvine Spreads Good Will
Facilities Management and Housing, teamed up with Goodwill to help divert trash from the landfill during UCI's 2014 Move-Out Event.
UC Irvine Campus Commingled Recyling Program
The expansion of the Campus Commingled Recycling Program is evident on campus pedestrian pathways. Zero-waste clusters such as the one pictured above will allow the campus community to recycle so much more than ever before.
Zero Waste Award
Four buildings at UC Irvine were recognized with Zero Waste Building Awards in 2013: Pippen Commons, Mesa Commons, Brandywine Commons, and the Phoenix Grill.