Sustainability | UVA Student Council


The Sustainability Committee seeks to build a community of students, staff, faculty, and alumni passionately concerned about sustainability and the world we inhabit, as well as to protect and improve the rights, opportunities, and quality of life for the community through environmental sustainability.


  • Zero-Waste Initiatives
    • Pancakes for Parkinson’s
    • Zero-Waste Third Year Ring Ceremony
    • UPC Presents: SpringFest
    • Chi Psi Waffle Lodge
    • Project Peanut Butter 5k
    • GDO Garden Party
    • StudCo Welcome Back Dinner
    • Speak Up UVA Launch
    • Brody Jewish Center
    • Produce Party
    • Global Studies: Environments + Sustainability Graduation Reception
  • Earth Week 2016
    • SustainaBagels
    • SustainaBanquet
    • Succulent Giveaway
  • Fall 2015 Green Initiatives Funding Tomorrow (GIFT) Grant Projects
    • Bike Workshop
    • Community Garden
    • Bike Stair
    • Solar Table
    • Greek Composting
    • Bike Fix-It Station
    • Waste Vegetable Oil Furnace
    • Kombucha Power
    • Greens to Grounds
    • Empower the REuser
    • Zero Waste Athletics
    • Community Garden Compost Bench
    • IRC Garden
  • Monthly Sustainability Forum
  • Publishing of FOA for fraternities and sororities (Katie Carter and Kat)
  • Support of the UVA Community Garden
  • Support of Cupanion reusable mug program
  • Updated Sustainability Staff/Faculty Contact List
  • Updated Sustainability CIOs List
  • Support of Cans to Cans
    • Involved 20 fraternity houses

Meet the Co-Chairs

Megan Routbort

Jacob Weitzman