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

  •  What Can I Do?

    Sunday, Jul. 1, 2012
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    Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to water. REDUCE: simple ways to reduce water use | REUSE: flavor your filtered water | RECYCLE: household hazardous waste | RESPECT: learn about your watershed
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    Sunday, Jul. 1, 2012
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  •  Ryan Reynolds re-imagines waste through art

    Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
    Professor of Drawing and Painting Ryan Reynolds has been active in the promotion of sustainability in the arts at SCU. Ryan created "Reduce Reuse Re-imagine" to emphasize the role of arts in developing sustainable communities. Read about this project and about Ryan's efforts to distinguish the importance and impact of the arts in raising awareness of sustainability on campus and in the Santa Clara community.
  •  Students, employees swap clothing; donate to local organizations

    Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
    The 2nd Annual Swap for Good took place on May 14, as the Office of Sustainability and SCCAP partnered to create this clothing exchange and donation drive to benefit local organizations in the community. Read about this event, as well as Move Out 2012 to find out how you can make sustainable choices when moving out and can be a part of SCU's waste diversion and community donation efforts.
  •  News and Events

    Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
    2007 Solar Decathlon house moves to the Forge | SCU engineering students compete in hybrid vehicle competition | SCU featured in "The Princeton Review's Guide To 322 Green Colleges" | SCU Community Service day turnout | Santa Clara students win big in Washington, D.C. | Sporting goods donation drive | ESS Seminar Series: California plant invasions: bridging the gap between researchers and practitioners | California Higher Education Sustainability Conference | Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Conference | Cool California Challenge
  •  Did you Know?

    Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
    Santa Clara has a classifieds section where you can post ads for events, jobs, items for sale, housing and more. Using the classifieds is a great way to buy, sell, and share information locally.
  •  What Can I Do?

    Friday, Jun. 1, 2012
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    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.
 

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