A monthly update from the Center for Sustainability for the Santa Clara University community.
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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
Sustainable summer fun is much closer than you think! REDUCE: air mileage | REUSE: time for hobbies | RECYCLE: bookstore support | RESPECT: our collective health
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2015
Tips to take action in regards to hosting to sustainable summer parties! REDUCE single use containers | REUSE kegs and cups | Look for RECYCLABLE packaging | build community and encourage RESPECT
Thursday, Jun. 4, 2015
Tips to take action in regards to promoting environmental justice: REDUCE your energy usage | RECYCLE your electronic waste | RESPECT inclusive campus programs like BLEJIT | REUSE this rhetoric for mindful, socially just and sustainable change.
Friday, May. 1, 2015
Tips on how to de-stress on campus in an unlikely place. REDUCE your anxiety.REUSE your social media time for mediation time. RECYCLE your stressful breaths into mindful ones. RESPECT yourself, your body, and your mind.
Friday, Apr. 3, 2015
Take action in regards to your food routine: REDUCE processed foods | REUSE leftovers | RECYCLE food scraps | RESPECT production practices
Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015
Reduce, reuse, recycle Solo cups and respect the neighborhood and our waterways!
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
Tips to take action in regards to an energy-efficient Valentine's Day | REDUCE transportation carbon emissions | REUSE-able picnic utensils | RECYCLED craft materials | RESPECT one another's interests
Monday, Jan. 5, 2015
Tips to take action in regards to source waste | REDUCE packaging | REUSE mugs | RECYCLE universal waste and more | RESPECT your stuff
Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Tips to take action in regards to building community | REDUCE time indoors | REUSE: materials for a garden | RECYCLE: mail | RESPECT the neighborhood
Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
Tips to take action in regards to being a mindful citizen | REDUCE: your purchases |
REUSE: what you already have in unconventional ways |
RECYCLE: product packaging |
RESPECT: your right as a citizen and vote
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
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.
Friday, Sep. 12, 2014
REDUCE the amount of driving you do.
REUSE vintage bikes.
RECYCLE vegetable oil for biofuels.
RESPECT the electric car!
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
Reuse: products and goods
Recycle: in proper bins
Respect: country's sustainability efforts
Tuesday, Jul. 1, 2014
Reduce: your carbon footprint by biking or walking
Reuse: the sun as a clothes dryer
Recycle: infographics as active lifestyle tips for others
Respect: your body and fuel it with wholesome food
Friday, Jun. 6, 2014
Reduce: your consumption
Reuse: products you already have
Recycle: before disposing
Respect: the companies you support
Friday, May. 2, 2014
REDUCE: the use of harmful chemicals
REUSE: the community’s leftover household products
RECYCLE: old t-shirts as cleaning rags
RESPECT: the labels on your cleaning products
Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect regarding energy & climate
REDUCE: time spent indoors
REUSE: textiles & clothes
RECYCLE: cell phones & electronics
RESPECT: facts about climate change
Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle and respect for a zero-waste 2014 resolution.
REDUCE: the amount you purchase
REUSE: last year’s materials
RECYCLE: holiday leftovers with help from Earth 911
RESPECT: local recycling facilities and their employees
Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013
Tips to take action: reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to water-wise gardening. REDUCE: excess watering by shortening time limits on automatic irrigation systems | REUSE: water by installing a rainwater catchment system | RECYCLE: compost-rich gardens are also water-efficient | RESPECT: the natural climate and neighboring communities when thinking about watering.