Office of Sustainability


USF St. Petersburg campus works with companies, governments, nonprofits, universities and other organizations to address complex challenges on a local and global scale. We value our partners. Their ideas, volunteer power, in-kind support and more are helping build sustainable and resilient communities. 

Citizen’s Climate Lobby

Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

City of St. Petersburg

City of St. Petersburg is committed to delivering progressive, sustainable policies and effective programs to address city environmental, economic, and social challenges.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

FWRI provides timely information and guidance to protect, conserve and manage Florida’s fish and wildlife resources.

Food Recovery Network

Food Recovery Network is a national nonprofit that unites students at colleges and universities to fight food waste and hunger by recovering perishable food that would otherwise go to waste from their campus dining halls and donating it to those in need.  Their goal is to change the norm from food waste to food recovery in the United States.

Patel College of Global Sustainability

The Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS) is a degree-granting college at the University of South Florida whose mission is to achieve sustainable development, both locally and globally, by fostering social, economic and environmental sustainability; they accomplish this through teaching, research, mentoring students and community outreach, as well as by generating practical knowledge and developing innovative technologies, skills and policies.

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

PSTA provides public transportation for Pinellas County, Florida. Their mission is to be the people’s first choice for transportation and a driving force for social, environmental, and economic vitality in the community through innovation and partnership.

Second Nature

Second Nature is committed to accelerating climate action in, and through, higher education through mobilizing a diverse array of higher education institutions to act on bold climate commitments, to scale campus climate initiatives, and to create innovative climate solutions.

Sierra Club

The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

St. Pete Youth Farm

The St. Pete Youth Farm creates a space to grow food and grow as leaders, entrepreneurs, and as individuals while giving back to the community.

Suncoast Recycle All Plastic (RAP)

Suncoast Recycle All Plastic (RAP) aims to end our society's dependence on single-use. Single-use plastic bags, straws, plastic flatware, and polystyrene (styrofoam) take-out containers damage our vibrant community and our beautiful blue and green spaces.

Sustainable Urban Agriculture Coalition

Sustainable Urban Agriculture Coalition (SUAC) facilitates the creation of healthy, affordable food, local jobs and economic stimulus through sustainable agriculture, by providing education, expertise and volunteer assistance to the community.

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences Extension

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources and the life sciences.