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Two New Sustainability Certifications

Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
This was a busy summer for the Office of Sustainability. Two new sustainability certifications were developed: the Sustainable Office Award Project (SOAP) for campus departments and programs, and the Sustainable Event Certification. For both certifications, three levels may be earned... Read More »


Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
SCU Powers on ahead with Renewable Energy | Santa Clara bolsters its green credentials | How "green" is your wardrobe? | Prop 23 aims to suspend green legislation | Campus to Congress - National Climate Seminar | 2011 International Compost Awareness Week Poster Contest | Carnegie Council for Ethics student essay competition Read More »


Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
Upcoming events: Garden Party | Leadership and Social Justice Conference | Campus Sustainability Week | Western Conversations Keynote | Volunteer Hours at the Forge | Santa Clara Farmers Market | EcoGreen Group: Bridging the Energy Gap Read More »

Profile: Michael Engh, S.J.

Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
Michael Engh, S.J., unplugs his phone charger in the morning so it doesn't waste energy during the day. He tries to drive a Prius whenever he travels in the area, and his office on campus uses recycled paper whenever possible. It is all part of the daily routine for Santa Clara University's Jesuit president. Read More »

Did You Know?

Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
Over 80 tons of furniture from Swig Hall was donated this summer. Read More »

What Can I Do?

Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
Forget orange and black, here's how to green your Halloween. Reduce: Make your own treats | Reuse: Costumes | Recycle: DIY decorations | Respect: Choose healthy snacks Read More »


Posted on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
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