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Celebration | July 2015

Another great year for sustainability at SCU

Sustainability Celebration 2015 audience
The Center for Sustainability finished the academic year with an awards celebration for sustainability liaisons and Sustainability Champions, and a garden party filled with games and bike-powered music.
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Lauren McCutcheon: Building Sustainable Communities at Home

As the founder of CITRUS House and SCU alumna class of 2003, Lauren is dedicated to teaching people how to build a more sustainable lifestyle and, consequently, a friendlier neighborhood. Full story »

News and Events

#wanderlustwednesday: Water Polo Cap and Mission Sustainable
Sustainable Wanderlust Wednesdays | Forge Farm Stand | Summer Archaeology Program Full story »

Did You Know?

Mission Catering by Bon Appetit, sample food table
Hosting an event using Mission Catering by Bon Appetit allows you to plan a sustainable & delicious on-campus event! Full story »

Take Action: Hosting a "green" party

Visuals Food Beer, Wikimedia Commons
Tips to take action in regards to hosting to sustainable summer parties! REDUCE single use containers | REUSE kegs and cups | Look for RECYCLABLE packaging | build community and encourage RESPECT Full story »

Fresh from the Forge: Recipes

Veggie Baskets
Check out some recipes and tips from our very own Sustainability Liaison Network & interns! Full story »

Campus Heritage: The Curse of Tea & Potatoes

Photo of Encarnacion Pinedo, circa 1870.
The land beneath undergraduate residence hall McLaughlin-Walsh reveals the story of the first Hispanic woman to publish a cookbook in order to document and preserve the rich traditions of her family’s cuisine. Full story »


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