Topic: sustainability

composter with food waste
Campus News | April 29, 2021
Take the trash cans away and suddenly people pay attention to the waste they're producing.
raised garden beds
Business and Community | April 21, 2021
UNLV programs reach into the community to fill in service gaps and grow relationships.
unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021
Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
UNLV logo on Christmas tree snowflake ornament adorning colorful tree
Business and Community | December 23, 2020
UNLV, community organizations team up for free annual program to turn Christmas trees into mulch; nearly 17,000 trees recycled in 2019.
A glass exterior wall faces a wood-lined hallway opposite an interior wall covered in plant life.
Business and Community | April 30, 2019
Solar Decathlon team finishing design work on Mojave Bloom house before a year of construction.
Campus News | March 4, 2019
Packing your lunch doesn’t have to stop once you grow up. UNLV nutritionist offers tips on how to pack a healthy, affordable midday meal.
conceptual image of Team Las Vegas' 2020 Solar Decathlon home entry
Business and Community | February 5, 2019
Students will build sustainable home of healing for military veterans as they compete against international teams in U.S. Department of Energy contest.
christmas tree ornament
Business and Community | December 20, 2018
UNLV, community organizations team up for free program to turn Christmas trees into mulch; more than 15,000 trees recycled in 2017.
Christmas tree bulb
Business and Community | December 20, 2017
Christmas tree recycling begins Dec. 26 at more than 30 Southern Nevada locations; more than 15,000 trees recycled in 2016.
landscape view
Campus News | October 17, 2017
UNLV is ideally placed to assist — and provide — leaders to deal with the challenges of the major urban center that is Las Vegas.
Campus News | October 14, 2017
International competition wraps up today; Team Las Vegas places second in engineering contest, following earlier wins of first in innovation and second for architecture.