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Sustainability Master Plan 2020-2030, April 2020 (pdf)

Zero Waste Commitment, January 2020 (pdf)

A commitment towards waste reduction and diversion efforts, including an historical overview of waste and recycling at UT, a 10 year plan, and a compilation of potential future projects. The commitment was developed with support from the Office of Sustainability, the Committee on the Campus Environment, and the Office of the Chancellor.

Campus Environmental Policy, revised Sept. 2011 (pdf)

Environmental Progress Reports
Report, June 2016 (pdf)
Report, June 2011 (pdf)
Report, June 2005 (pdf)

Comprehensive, six-year reviews of UT’s sustainability efforts, together with recommendations for further progress.

Conceptual Energy Plan, 2007 (pdf)

UT Solar Pathfinder Site Analysis (pdf)

A report by UT engineering student Seth Fischer on the solar energy potential of the roofs of campus parking garages.

UT Knoxville Climate Action Plan v1.0 (pdf)

The Climate Action Plan (CAP) was developed over the course of a year by UT Facilities Services with support from Make Orange Green, the Committee on the Campus Environment, and the Office of the Chancellor. The plan presents a conceptual approach UT can adopt to fulfill the terms of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).

FY07–08 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Update (pdf)

A presentation by Gordie Bennett, former UT sustainability manager, on UT’s GHG emissions.

CCE Bylaws (pdf)
Adopted in August, 2016