emma sorrell

Emma Sorrell

Sustainability Manager

UCLA Housing and Hospitality Services


Emma is the Sustainability Manager for UCLA H&HS and oversees the development, implementation, maintenance and tracking of sustainability programs of all On- and Off-Campus Housing, UCLA Dining Services, UCLA Guest House, Conferences and Catering, Vending Services, the Lake Arrowhead Conference Center, Bruin Woods Family Resort, and the Luskin Conference Center. Her current efforts include water conversation, waste reduction & diversion, behavioral change and sustainable food procurement. As busy as Emma is with everything that she does, she always makes time for her SAR team. Her past team have raved about her intelligence, work ethic, and most of all, her passion for sustainability and student projects. This will be her third year guiding a team and we incredibly excited and grateful to have her continued presence.


biking in on-campus housing

Biking in On-Campus Housing

The team worked with UCLA’s Housing & Hospitality Services and UCLA Transportation to encourage and better accommodate bike ridership on the residential Hill.  The team advised on the addition of…

environmentally preferred purchasing

Environmentally Preferred Purchasing

The current UC procurement guidelines are vague with respect to sustainability, which is not conducive to sustainable purchasing. The 2016 Housing Team evaluated current procurement practices in the UCLA Housing…