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News & Events at SCU related to sustainability. Displayed on the homepage.

  •  “Green Business” Guru Joel Makower to Speak at SCU

    Friday, Nov. 2, 2012
    With over 20 years of green strategy and marketing consultancy, Joel Makower, an Oakland native and author of the newly released "Strategies for the Green Economy," will explore the topic of how business can succeed in a world gone green with the SCU community on Monday, November 5, at 7 PM in Lucas Hall 126.
  •  Mark your calendars for our Open House!

    Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
    The Office of Sustainability has moved to a new home, now on campus! On Thursday, October 18th, stop by the 2nd floor of Varsi anytime between 2-4 pm to mingle with faculty, staff and students of the Office of Sustainability, as well as the Liberal Studies and Environmental Science & Studies departments.
  •  Sustainability Update: October 2012. Sustainable Homes

    Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
    SCU Solar Decathlon Team back in competition for 2013 | Engineering students visit Honduras for water distribution project | News and events in October | Office of Sustainability moves to a new home on campus | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to house parties and Halloween
  •  Sustainable Tips: After-College Knowledge (STACK)

    Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
    On a budget? Learn how to live, work, and play in a healthy and sustainable way! Confused by your energy bill? Saving energy can save money too. Miss your dining points? Learn how to cook quick, healthy, and cheap meals. First event: Sustainable and Easy Cooking for Students | Friday, October 19, 5-7pm
  •  Want A Free Compost Pail?

    Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
    The compost pail pilot program aims to make it easier for campus residents to divert waste. 100 residents will test the containers and provide feedback regarding the program. Compost pails will be distributed during week 2 of fall quarter, following a brief training presentation. If successful, the program could be expanded in future years.
  •  Sustainability Update: September 2012. Sustainable Living

    Friday, Sep. 21, 2012
    New Graham residence hall set to achieve LEED Gold certification | One student's quest to live more sustainably | News and events in September | Duplex printing now available in all residence halls | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to sustainable living
  •  Sustainability Update: August 2012. What are you eating?

    Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012
    Food and Agribusiness Institute brings "Hunger Games" to SCU | Chris Bacon: Reducing seasonal hunger, food insecurity; food justice research in Nicaragua | News and events in August | Real Food Challenge | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to food
  •  Group Solar Discount Program

    Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012
    Through August 31, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group is offering a special group solar discount program to Santa Clara University, to help reduce your utility bill and generate clean energy. The program is being offered to Bay Area homeowners affiliated with SCU as faculty, staff, graduate students, or alumni. UPDATE: An informational webinar is scheduled for Aug. 16.
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