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Sustainability Initiatives

Sustainability at VCU intends to be mindful stewards of our diverse human and natural environments through education, innovation, collaboration and engagement. We strive to foster a multi-faceted culture of sustainability, through the responsible use of resources and continuous advocacy for the Richmond community by inspiring behavior change through our own efforts. For further information, please visit the Sustainability website.


How can I garden on campus?

You can rent a plot for a small fee in the MCV Community Garden near the Larrick Student Center

You can reach out to the Learning Garden Coordinator to inquire about volunteering opportunities in the Monroe Park Campus Learning Garden

How do I recycle print cartridges?

Please place your used cartridges back in their original box. Reach out to The Supply Room Company representative, to let them know you need to recycle used print cartridges.

If your print cartridge was not purchased through the Supply Room Company, reach out to the print cartridge manufacturer to get the cartridge recycled.

How do I rent a bike on campus for no cost?

RamBikes offers free rentals of commuter cruisers to students, faculty and staff at no cost.  All you need is your VCU ID and you can rent a bicycle, with a helmet and lights included, for up to 72 hours at a time.

What can I do to make my office more sustainable?

The Green Recognition for Offices and Workspaces (GROW) program is a sustainability engagement opportunity targeting faculty and staff.  Contact the Office of Sustainability to express your interest in the program. 

Category: Sustainability Services