Topic: Sustainability

Love Coffee? Make Sure Your Brew is Sustainable

March 31, 2015
Love Coffee? Make Sure Your Brew is Sustainable

Before you brew that next pot of coffee, see why one UT professor says you should make sure it's shade-grown.

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Tower Darkens March 28 for Earth Hour 2015

March 27, 2015
Tower lighting is delayed for Earth Day

The Tower will go dark Saturday evening to show the university's support for Earth Hour 2015, a global event demonstrating commitment to energy conservation.

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Sustainable Landscape Rating System Available for Worldwide Use

June 24, 2014

The most comprehensive system for developing sustainable landscapes, the SITES v2 Rating System, has been released by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program for use by landscape architects, designers, engineers, architects, developers, policymakers and others who work in land design and development.

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Long Live the Lawn

May 5, 2014
Long Live the Lawn

In many areas across the United States, some planners, developers and homeowner associations are saying, "Lawns really don't work here. Grasses can't survive.

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Wildflower Center Family Garden Offers Nature Play Destination for Families

April 30, 2014

Children and families will bloom outside this spring as the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin unveils its new Luci and Ian Family Garden at a public grand opening on Sunday, May 4.

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