UTSA placed 3rd among 15 Texas Universities participating in RecycleMania, an eight-week intercollegiate competition. The competition started on February 4th and ended on March 31st of the year 2018. UTSA placed 51st out of the 228 colleges competing across the United States and Canada to recycle more as a percentage of overall waste.

Waste Audits

The Department of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management performs annual audits on its waste containers. These audits serve to identify which areas need more or less containers.

Surplus Department

The UTSA Surplus Properties Department collects, processes, and redistributes unneeded property generated by the university. Surplus disposes of and holds auctions when property is no longer useful to the university.

The Surplus Department has a very robust program to encourage electronic and furniture exchange. the web-page allows employees to view excess material online, file the necessary forms to acquire mentioned material, and it delivered to their workplace.