Sustainability Homepage News & Events
News & Events at SCU related to sustainability. Displayed on the homepage.
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
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.
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2012
"...the smallest garbage can I'd ever seen. A tiny rectangular plastic container, the size of a large Tupperware for leftovers, that clips on the side of a recycling bin as big as a standard wastebasket. They've been installed in nearly all offices at Santa Clara University as a way to encourage professors and other employees to send less to the dump and more to recyclers."
Monday, Jul. 2, 2012
What's in our water: bottled, tap, reclaimed | Iris Stewart-Frey measures snowmelt, water quality; advocates for water-wise decisions | | News and events in July | Water demand in CA is energy-intensive | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to water
Sunday, Jul. 1, 2012
11,645 lbs: the weight of items Santa Clara University donated to Hope Services during Move Out! That's over 4 lbs of donations per campus resident! Thanks for ensuring items get reused, reducing waste sent to the landfill, and especially for helping a great org!
Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
Students, employees swap clothing; donate to local organizations | Ryan Reynolds re-imagines waste through art | News and events in June | SCU's classifieds website: post ads for events, jobs, items for sale, housing and more | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to summer cleaning
Friday, May. 11, 2012
For the third year in a row, SCU was noted as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada. The guide recognized SCU for offering sustainability-related courses in 26 departments, for its degree offerings, for winning third place in both 2007 and 2009 Solar Decathlons, and for its myriad projects and experiential learning opportunities centered on environmental sustainability and justice.
Monday, May. 7, 2012
The Sustainability Champion Awards are designed to recognize individuals at SCU who go out of their way to develop a culture of sustainability. Individuals are nominated (by self-nomination or nomination by another) with a short description of why they should receive the award. Nomination are due on May 15th.