Santa Clara University

sustainability at scu

Campus Sustainability Day
Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Campus Minister Matt Smith shows students his personal composting bin
Photos of the Sustainability Fair were taken by Charles Barry, University Photographer
A Favorable Climate For Climate Action

Sustainable Silicon Valley presents a morning focused on the public attitude to climate action and how attitudes and actions are affecting regional businesses, governments, investors, & the economy at large.

Keynote Speaker: John Krosnick, Stanford University
Location: California Mission Room, Benson Memorial Center
$20/Students, $40/SSV partners (SCU faculty/staff), $75/all others

8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Campus Sustainability Day Webcast

"Where Is Your Campus On the Continuum of Integrated Sustainability Planning?" This webcast, by the Society for College and University Planning, will feature presenters and case studies from Arizona State University, Harvard University, Grand Valley State University, and Pima Community College. No RSVP required.

Location: Wiegand Room, Arts and Sciences Building.
Cost: Free.

9:30 am - 11:30 am
Trade Justice

Hear from Thai experts about how the Thai-US Free Trade Agreement threatens access to affordable HIV/AIDS medication

Location: Casa Commons
Cost: Free

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tour the Commons at Kennedy Mall

Explore sustainable design features in SCU's demonstration building.

Location: Commons at Kennedy Mall
Cost: Free

1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm
SCU Sustainability Fair

Come see what's happening at SCU! Students, faculty, and staff will proudly show off their sustainability efforts. Stop by to learn how you can get involved, and have fun!

Location: Commons at Kennedy Mall
Cost: Free

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Composting 101

Amul Goswamy (Santa Clara County Master Composter) will share information about what, how, and why to compost your kitchen scraps. Learn how to give back to SCU's on-campus organic garden!

Location: Commons at Kennedy Mall
Cost: Free

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
"Birdsong & Coffee: A Wake-up Call"

This movie focuses on the ecological and human benefits of shade-grown, organic, and fair-trade coffee. Snacks and free fair-trade coffee (purchased direct from the farmers in the movie) will be provided!

Location: Sky Lounge, 11th floor, Swig Hall.
Cost: Free

7:00 pm