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Tiger Blue Goes Green

We are all stewards of our home, Planet Earth. The University of Memphis community has demonstrated its deep commitment to this idea by launching a variety of projects and initiatives designed to conserve natural resources or to use them more effectively, as well as by imparting the concept of sustainability to its students, who will in turn carry it out into the greater community. From designing buildings that meet LEEDS standards, to conducting biodiesel research, to working in the ever-expanding TIGUrS community garden, tiger blue goes green!

Are you a faculty member, staff member, or student who is involved in a green activity supporting a goal in our campus sustainability plan?

  • Stewardship of the built environment
  • Stewardship of the natural environment
  • Building a campus culture of sustainability
  • Integrating sustainability into the curriculum and research
  • Engaging with the community to advance sustainability
  • If so, we would love to hear all about it!

CELEBRATE TIGER BLUE GOES GREEN

October 4 | 10 AM-2 PM
At the Student Plaza 
Around the Fountain

Join us for the 14th Annual Tiger Blue Goes Green 2022, an exhibition fair at the University of Memphis celebrating our efforts toward sustainability. This year we are focusing on “Sustainable Food Systems: Zero Waste and Zero Hunger.” Did you know that 40% of food grown and produced in Memphis is wasted, and yet 1 in 5 people in Memphis are food insecure. Visit us at Tiger Blue Goes Green and find out how some of our exhibitors are addressing these concerns and what you can do to help. Be sure to grab a free event t-shirt and lunch on us while supplies last! 

Exhibitor List

901 Save The Food Kemmons Wilson School
Clean Memphis Knowledge Quest
Keep Tennessee Beautiful Memphis City Beautiful
Memphis Food Waste Project Memphis Tilth
Project Green Fork Mid-South Food Bank
U of M Sustainability Office New Way Aquaponic Farms
Environmental Studies Minor (Interdisciplinary Studies) Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation
Tiger Pantry The Works CDC
TIGUrS Garden  
U of M Dining  
Atlas Organics  
First Congregational Church – Food Justice Ministry  
For The Kingdom