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A monthly update from the Center for Sustainability for the Santa Clara University community.

  •  What Can I Do?

    Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
    Photo courtesy of Freerange Stock (http://freerangestock.com/index.php)
    Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to summer cleaning. REDUCE: chemical use; make your cleaning solutions | REUSE: storage and packing materials | RECYCLE: resell items you don't need | RESPECT: create healthy spaces
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    Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
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  •  Walk Across California

    Friday, May. 4, 2012
    Walk Across California is a new class offered this spring at Santa Clara University that takes students on a 15-day walk across the state from Ocean Beach near San Francisco to Yosemite Valley. Read about the inspiration for the class, the issues students will be learning about and discussing, and how the class creatively combines arts and social justice.
  •  Andrew Noonan, Class of 2014

    Friday, May. 4, 2012
    Into the Wild is a group that gives students who are passionate about the outdoors opportunities to go on hikes, camping trips, and to take part in other adventurous activities. Learn how Andrew Noonan, Class of 2014 and current Into the Wild President got involved, what the club is currently planning, and what he hopes for the club in the future.
  •  News and Events

    Friday, May. 4, 2012
    Casa wins community bikes | Submit Sustainability Champion nominations | Sustainable study abroad tip sheets | Office of Sustainability Hiring Intern for 2012-13 | Recycle handheld devices at Bronco Baseball games | SCU Green Jobs and Career Network | Swap for Good: Donate now through Friday, Shop Monday 5/14 | "Vincent Who?" discussion with director Curtis Chin | Screening of The Cove | Roelandts Grant Poster Session | CSTS Speaker: Drew Endy, Ph.D., BioBricks Foundation | The Fine Line: Freedom of Speech vs. 1st Amendment Rights | Define American: Undocumented Immigration and the Future of the Country | WEST (Water Energy Smart Technology) Summit.
  •  Did you Know?

    Friday, May. 4, 2012
    It's planting time. Stop by the plant sale at the Forge Garden on Thursday 5/10 to get starters for your (or your Mom's garden).
  •  What Can I Do?

    Friday, May. 4, 2012
    Tips to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Respect in the great outdoors. REDUCE: Exercise outdoors | REUSE: Avoid paper plates and plastic utensils at BBQs | RECYCLE: Make sure to recycle food packaging when camping | RESPECT: Leave no trace when camping and hiking.
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    Friday, May. 4, 2012
    Future Sustainability Updates will continue to be distributed to SCU students, faculty, and staff through non-Essential SCU Global E-Mail Distribution Lists. If you are not a student, faculty, or staff member at SCU (or are part of the SCU community, but not on the non-Essential lists) and wish to receive future Sustainability Updates, please join our Sustainability at SCU e-mail list.
  •  Alternative Spring Breaks

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    Students at Santa Clara University have numerous opportunities to spend Spring Break gaining international experience living among different cultures while giving back to underprivileged communities. Read about four different immersion programs that took place this past Spring Break, and find out how you can take advantage of these opportunities in the future.
  •  Matt Lyles, Assistant Coach, Volleyball

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    Matt Lyles is the assistant coach of the Santa Clara Women's Volleyball team, and is also a successful vendor of organic skin care products. Read about what led Matt to pursue this combination of Bronco Athletics and sustainable business, and find out how he cultivates a culture of sustainability both at home and in his community.
  •  News and Events

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    News and Events for April 2012: President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll | iPad Collection Drive | Donations for Annual Book Sale | Tunnel of Oppression | Innovate Impact Conference | Greenhorns Documentary Screening | SCU Community Service Day | Screening of "Vincent Who?" | Clean Energy Roundtable | Faculty and Staff Hike and Reflection at Rancho San Antonio
  •  Did you Know?

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and several groups on campus are working together to put on events, forums, and activities to raise awareness of sexual violence and to help educate the Santa Clara community about this serious issue.
  •  What Can I Do?

    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    Tips to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Respect to help you find your balance. REDUCE: Use household foods as beauty products | REUSE: Rip up old beach towels and use them as wash rags | RECYCLE: Bring your used sports gear to Leavey and Malley | RESPECT: Keep yourself busy at work to maintain productivity
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    Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012
    Future Sustainability Updates will continue to be distributed to SCU students, faculty, and staff through non-Essential SCU Global E-Mail Distribution Lists. If you are not a student, faculty, or staff member at SCU (or are part of the SCU community, but not on the non-Essential lists) and wish to receive future Sustainability Updates, please join our Sustainability at SCU e-mail list.
  •  Eco-Fashion and Art Show

    Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012
    The 2nd Annual Eco-Fashion and Art Show took place in early February to showcase student designers' talents in creating eco-fashion on the runway as well as artwork in a recycled art gallery. The event raised awareness of garment workers around the world and encouraged people to think about alternative uses and reuses of fashion. Watch a video of the event.
  •  Chris Young

    Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012
    SCU disposes 5,385 lbs. of waste, 1,243 lbs. of recycling, and 500 lbs. of compostable materials each day. Our waste disposal operation is a complex process, overseen by Chris Young and the recycling and waste crew. Learn how Chris got involved, what he thinks about SCU's waste and recycling systems, and several initiatives that led to a 20 percent reduction in landfill waste.
  •  News and Events

    Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012
    Innovate Impact Conference | World Wildlife Fund Action Alert: An Invitation to Change your World | SCU Community Service Day | Spring Rebuilding Day
  •  Did You Know?

    Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012
    Paper towels are compostable! Find out how the Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center is working hard to make Santa Clara University a more sustainable place.
  •  What Can I Do?

    Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012
    Tips to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Respect, related to waste. REDUCE: Make your coffee at home | REUSE: Donate or save your extra Mardi Gras beads for next year | RECYCLE: Rinse your plastic drink bottles and containers and then recycle them | RESPECT: Volunteer some of your time to a local community center
  •  Subscribe

    Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012
    Future Sustainability Updates will continue to be distributed to SCU students, faculty, and staff through non-Essential SCU Global E-Mail Distribution Lists. If you are not a student, faculty, or staff member at SCU (or are part of the SCU community, but not on the non-Essential lists) and wish to receive future Sustainability Updates, please join our Sustainability at SCU e-mail list.
 

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