Office of Sustainability

University of Mississippi

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Faculty & Staff Sorts-Giving
Monday, November 23
1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Oxford Recycling Center

Tuesday, November 24
1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Oxford Recycling Center

What better way to kick off Thanksgiving Week than to sort recycling?  With students out of town for Thanksgiving Break, the Green Grove Initiative and the Office of Sustainability are in need of faculty and staff volunteers to sort recycling from the LSU game. We will be sorting at the Oxford Recycling Center. There will be recycling BINGO, prizes, free t-shirts and more! Register to volunteer here!


Compost Sifting Event
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Noon – 4 p.m., Medicinal Plant Garden
The UM Compost Team and Office of Sustainability is hosting a volunteer-based compost sifting event at the campus Medicinal Plant Garden on Tuesday, November 10 from noon to 4 p.m.! Come enjoy the beautiful fall weather, earn volunteer hours and learn more about the Ole Miss composting program! Register online here.


Food Waste Weigh-In
Wednesday, November 11
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Marketplace at the Residential Colleges

Thursday, November 19
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Rebel Market
To help raise awareness about food waste on campus, we are conducting a food waste weigh-in event. Volunteers are needed to help facilitate data gathering. Register online here.


Green Grove Initiative
Volunteers are needed each home football game Saturday to educate tailgaters in the Grove and outside of the stadium about how to recycle on gameday. On the Monday and Tuesdays after home football games, volunteers are needed to sort recycling at the Oxford Recycling Center. Learn more about 2015 Green Grove volunteer opportunities here.