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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 […]

Clothing now recycled at UF!

Is your closet bursting with items you no longer wear? UF now offers two opportunities for donating your unwanted clothing for reuse or recycling. Gator Career Closet offers free professional clothing to help UF students look the part when interviewing for jobs or attending professional events. The organization is seeking clothing in good condition, including […]

Campus Beautification

Campus beautification efforts are one of the many ways that Facilities Services helps to improve the lives and surroundings of our students, faculty and staff. From our colorful entrance ways to maintaining the vegetation in the Plaza of the Americas we strive to keep our campus looking fresh and vibrant with every with step we […]

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 […]