Santa Clara University


Take Action

There are many ways to get involved in sustainability. From learning more about sustainable living, to developing policies, to helping the University reduce our carbon footprint, each of us has an important part to play. See below for suggestions on how you can contribute to a more sustainable SCU.


Become a Liaison

Liaisons are peer educators for sustainability and experts on how sustainability interplays with their respective groups.

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Save Energy 

Tips on how to reduce the amount of energy we use in our daily lives whether at home, work, or school.


Reduce Waste

Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle in order to decrease the amount of waste sent to landfills.


Eat Sustainably

What is sustainable food? Learn about what things to consider when choosing your food.

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Vote With Your Dollar

Consumers vote everyday. Learn how to voice your support for sustainable businesses.

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Be proactive and take action by volunteering on campus and in the local community.
Mission Sustainable Challenge: A Busy Person's Retreat
Mission Sustainable Challenge: A Busy Person's Retreat

Has the world given much thought to how we will be powering, funding, or nourishing the future? Even as busy individuals, we can spare a daily moment of reflection and action to create a more sustainable future.

Take Action: Sustainable Transit
Take Action: Sustainable Transit

REDUCE the amount of driving you do. REUSE vintage bikes. RECYCLE vegetable oil for biofuels. RESPECT the electric car!

Take Action: While Traveling Abroad
Take Action: While Traveling Abroad

Reduce: consumption
Reuse: products and goods
Recycle: in proper bins
Respect: country's sustainability efforts

Contact Us

Center for Sustainability
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053