The resolution and roadmap were passed by the Student Government Senate during the Fall of 2020 with a vote of 41-3. Current progress reported on plastic waste reduction goals reflects updates from the previous semester’s ECO Board Head of Waste Reduction (Last revised: April 2021 by Natalia Brown, Chair of Plastic waste reduction for Student Government ECO Board 2020-21).  Feel free to consult the ROADMAP and send us your input at 

Live disposable plastic free at the U

The the City of Coral Gables' ban on Plastic Bags and Polystyrene was repealed in court in 2019, but the University of Miami decided make this policy its own and reduce single use plastic on campus. The Student Government ECO Agency is driving force on campus, and promotes reusable items and a zero waste lifestyle for freshmen at each orientation week. Learn more

National Geographic and UM join forces to tackle social and environmental issues. Visit  Sign the Pledge to go disposable plastic free!

Ocean Awareness Week is an annual series of events at the University of Miami aimed to educate the public about relevant ocean conservation issues. OAW is sponsored by the University of Miami's Prestigious Marine and Atmospheric Honor Society, Rho Rho Rho. To learn more about Rescue a Reef, visit rescueareef.comOn March 22nd, visit the World Water Day Booth for a water blind tasting and free shower timers!