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Protecting our oceans, protecting our future: OCEANS club and the plastic water bottle ban

Posted on Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013
Students in OCEANS club at Santa Clara explore their passion for marine conservation and ocean protection through partnerships with nonprofit organizations in the community. Read about the club and the work they have done to ban plastic water bottles on campus. Read More »

Stephanie Hughes applies water quality consulting experience in the classroom

Posted on Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013
Stephanie Hughes, Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, believes water is one of the most important resource topics of the coming decades. Read about her teaching and research interests and about her experience as a water consultant for Bay Area municipalities. Read More »

News and Events

Posted on Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013
Office of Sustainability hires new interns; says goodbye to seniors
Seniors: take the Graduation Pledge
Move out volunteers needed--earn free movie tickets
Our City Forest needs volunteer help the next few weekends
The Forge Garden Party
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Did you Know?

Posted on Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013
SCU students worked on a campaign this year to ban SCU-brand plastic water bottles from campus. Read more about the ban, about Santa Clara's water supply, and about the benefits of drinking tap water. Also, find out where you can fill your reusable bottle on campus. Read More »

Take Action

Posted on 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. Read More »