Category Archives: Sustainability

Growing a Seed Library

The Eccles Health Sciences Library has partnered with the College of Nursing, Edible Campus Gardens and the FeedU Pantry to build a Seed Library! It is aimed at increasing access to locally grown food, providing food for those with food insecurity, facilitating local plant resilience to disease, and promoting community well-being for Health Sciences students, staff and faculty. 

Climate Changes Health and Health Equity – Community Read/Journal Club – Fall 2019

Tuesdays at Noon,   September 24th – November 19th, 2019 EHSL 29/30, Lower Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, Map & Directions RSVP – Light lunch will be served.  Co-Sponsors:  Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and Office of Health Equity and Inclusion Climate change is a significant threat to health and health equity. In …Read More »

U of U Health Farmers’ Market

This summer, Wellness and Integrative Health is presenting a weekly Farmers’ Market every Tuesday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on HSEB ​Plaza, located south of the School of Medicine, starting July 2-Oct. 8, 2018

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U Recycling Day Event on April 18

Members of the University of Utah and Salt Lake communities will have their chance to divert resources from the landfill on U Recycle Day, which takes place on Thursday, April 18 from 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the south end of the Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot. People can drop off electronic waste, several hard-to-recycle materials, and …Read More »

EHSL Achieves Gold Certification for Sustainability

The Eccles Health Sciences Library recently achieved an important sustainability goal – in January 2019 ESHL was presented with the Gold level of Green Office Certification by the University of Utah Sustainability Office. This milestone was reached with the participation and hard work of numerous library staff and faculty. The Eccles Library is proud to see …Read More »

10th Annual Clear the Air Challenge – Eccles Library Pollution Posse

February 1st – 28th. It’s the Clear the Air Challenge — ride public transportation, bike, walk, carpool, or even skip a trip to help reduce emissions from single-occupant vehicles (SOVs) throughout the month of February. Your efforts, collectively add up to improve air quality, reduce traffic congestion and conserve energy in Utah.

U Bike Week 2018!

Bikers of all stripes unite for the 2nd Annual U Bike Week, September 10-14! Jump on your bicycle and ride to work, to class, or to one of the week’s many events. Every ride improves your health, our air quality, and driver awareness of cyclists on our roads and campus pathways. Join events, get discounts or …Read More »

Eccles Health Sciences Library Attains Green Office Certification

In January 2018, the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) was pleased to be recognized for our continuing progress towards the university’s sustainability goals. Bronze Level Green Office Certification was presented to EHSL by Myron Willson and Karren Fultz of the University of Utah Sustainability Office. EHSL met the following criteria in order to achieve Green …Read More »

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