Topic: Earth Day

Now is the Time for Sustainable Fashion

April 21, 2015
Sustainable Clothes

This Earth Day, it’s worth considering the link between clothing and waste.

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The university's urban forest

April 22, 2011
A view from the branches of the university's deodar cedar, the largest specimen in the state.

The almost 4,900 trees on campus, including this 58-foot-tall deodar cedar, helped the university earn the honor of Tree Campus USA for the third year.

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Tower lighting is delayed for Earth Day

April 22, 2011
Tower lighting is delayed for Earth Day

The Tower will be dark tonight during the evening hours in recognition of the April 22 celebration of Earth Day.

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Building a better planet

April 21, 2011
Building a better planet

Our planet is vulnerable. Urbanization, population growth, natural and man-made disasters contribute to our frailty. Part of the solution to healing our planet is through sustainable building practices suited to the place, says Dean Fritz Steiner, in his new book "Design for a Vulnerable Planet."

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The University of Texas at Austin Celebrates Earth Month

April 21, 2011

In recognition of the 41st anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 The University of Texas at Austin Office of Sustainability is celebrating all month with daily green tips focused on the university community.

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