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Individual and Collective Action | October 2014

Mission Sustainable Challenge: A Busy Person's Retreat

Erin and Geoff accepting the Mission Sustainable Challenge
Has the world given much thought to how we will be powering, funding, or nourishing the future? Even as busy individuals, we can spare a daily moment of reflection and action to create a more sustainable future.
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Anderson Barkow, '15 continues the Wild tradition

Anderson Barkow profile
It only took one student to lead the way for Into the Wild to go from operating out of a student's room to becoming a chartered student organization (CSO). Anderson Barkow '15 was inspired by the Into the Wild vision and will now continue to drive the direction as President. Full story »

News and Events

South Bay Water Recycling Pipe (2)
Mission Sustainable Challenge | Recycled Water in Santa Clara | Business of Beer | Worm Composting Workshop | Hoofprint Challenge | Campus Sustainability Day Full story »

Did You Know?

Purple-Grass-Kenna. They say
They say “brown is the new green.” SCU has been purple since 2003! Purple pipes bring recycled water to campus, enabling the University to reduce our use of fresh water for irrigation. Full story »

Take Action: Natural Resources

Stop Junk Mail - San Jose
Our individual actions collectively can make a difference. REDUCE: paper junk mail to your home. REUSE: an eco-tray. RECYCLE: material into an eco-fashion outfit. RESPECT: our sources of water. Full story »

Fresh from the Forge Garden

Farm Stand produce bounty
Ever stop to wonder how far your food had to travel to get to your plate? Your individual food choices can have a far-reaching impact. Full story »


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