Facilities Services is proud to share its achievements. Facilities Services’ employees are the recipients of many University of Florida, state and national awards. We proudly display information about those awards.
Gators make gains on waste!
UF achieved a milestone in September when it diverted more than 50 tons of food waste and paper towels for composting in a single month. We have come a long way from the mere 2.76 tons collected when UF first rolled out the program in January 2014! The UF food waste composting program has steadily […]
Facilities Services receives 2018 Public Spaces Award
The Facilities Services Grounds Department has been awarded the 2018 Public Spaces Award from the Gainesville City Beautification Board for the courtyard of the Academic Research Building. The ARB of the UF College of Medicine is a very busy and high-profile location on campus. The terraced courtyard is the site for hundreds of people to […]
Central Stores wins national sustainability award
Facilities Services’ Central Stores continued a tradition of being recognized for its sustainability practices when it recently won the 2017 Sustainability Award given by the University Logistics and Supply Chain Association. This recognition comes after several years of internal initiatives aimed at finding ways to divert materials that were not included in existing on-campus recycling […]
University of Florida receives National Recycling Coalition award
The University of Florida (UF) was selected by the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) as its inaugural Outstanding Higher Education Program award recipient. UF received the award at the Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis, MN on Monday night. This new award was created by the NRC to recognize colleges and universities with exceptional programs in recycling […]