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

  •  2014 Residence Energy Challenge

    Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
    Lights out, SCU! This year, we have two leagues for the competing residence halls. Find out what you and your RLC can do to get ahead in 2014 Residence Energy Challenge.
    Energy Challenge 2014 logo
  •  Tonya Nilsson: Engineering a Better Future

    Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
    Profile: Tonya Nilsson
    As both a teacher and leader, Tonya Nilsson has been a forerunner in our University’s effort to promote a culture of sustainability on campus and throughout the world.
  •  News and Events

    Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
    Hoofprint Challenge: New Year, (Re)new Pledge!
    New Delivery Season for CSA boxes!
    Students For Safe Drug Disposal
    Zero-Power Hour
    Women's Water Polo Green Game
    Low-Carbon Valentine's Day Social
    Rainbow Prom
    SCU Unplugged
    Raised Bed Building Workshop
    A Dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  •  Did You Know?

    Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
    Do you turn off your computer at the end of each day? Computers that have not been shut down, even when not in use, consume watts of energy. Learn about a great program on campus to reduce the energy usage of our computers.
  •  Take Action: Energy and Climate

    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
  •  Fresh from the Forge Garden

    Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
    How much energy goes into producing your food? Learn how to cook "low-carbon" meals during The Forge Garden's Valentine's Day Social.
 

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