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UB Green Team

Tree Planting

Members of the UB community plant trees at the Solar Strand.

Defining the program

UB's Green Team provides faculty and staff members opportunities to support UB's sustainability initiatives within their departments. Team members are trained by the Office of Sustainability and provided with the skills and resources necessary for promoting sustainability.

This is a volunteer initiative open only to UB faculty and staff, which requires permission of the employee’s supervisor. 

Green Team responsibilities

  • Commit 3-5 hours each month to promoting sustainability
  • Communicate UB’s sustainability initiatives to colleagues in a straightforward, fun manner
  • Utilize Green Team toolkits to implement programs within your department
  • Encourage your department to adopt sustainable solutions   
  • Provide feedback to the Office of Sustainability
  • Identify opportunities to improve sustainability across campus
  • Inspire your colleagues to act with sustainability in mind

Joining our team

UB faculty and staff interested in joining the Green Team may submit an application for consideration.     

Get Involved

Contributions from people like you help make the campus greener and raise awareness about sustainability efforts in our communities. LEARN MORE >